Interview: New food research institute looks to work with industry

By Ben Cooper | 26 March 2013

A new food research institute was launched at Queen's University in Belfast this month with a broad remit covering areas such as food security, crop productivity, food safety and integrity and dietary health - and a clear mission to work closely with food companies. Professor Chris Elliott, director of the Institute for Global Food Security, spoke with Ben Cooper about its work and in particular the lessons industry can learn from the horsemeat scandal.

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A new food research institute was launched at Queen's University in Belfast this month with a broad remit covering areas such as food security, crop productivity, food safety and integrity and dietary health - and a clear mission to work closely with food companies. Professor Chris Elliott, director of the Institute for Global Food Security, spoke with Ben Cooper about its work and in particular the lessons industry can learn from the horsemeat scandal.

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