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Theme: Food Quality and Safety LINK Programme

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FT1001: High sugar polysaccharide systems (FQS 6)
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1999 To 2002, Cost £249,915
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University - Nottingham
Field of Study:   Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain
Keywords:  
Food and Drink, Food Ingredients, Food manufacturing industry, Food Quality, Materials Science, Modelling
 
 
FT1002: ULTRAQUAL - Development of ultrasonic instrumentation for quality assurance
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2000 To 2003, Cost £330,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   IFR - Institute of Food Research (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain
Keywords:  
Food and Drink, Food manufacturing industry, Food Quality, Process Technology, Quality
 
 
FT1003: Phage control of campylobacters in poultry production (FQS 2) - joint with FSA
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 2000 To 2003, Cost £310,935
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University - Nottingham
Field of Study:   Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain
Keywords:  
Campylobacter, Food and Drink, Food manufacturing industry, Food Safety, Nutrition, Poultry, Biotechnology
 
 
FT1004: Rapid Analytical Methods for Raw Produce Quality & Safety Attributes (FQS12)
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 2001 To 2004, Cost £356,446
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University - The West of England, Weetabix Ltd, RHM Group Ltd, Gwent Electronic Materials, Jenway Ltd, Apple and Pear Research Council, Home Grown Cereals Authority, Campden Technology Ltd, University - Leeds
Field of Study:   Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain
Keywords:  
Food and Drink, Food Hygiene, Food manufacturing industry, Food Quality, Food Safety, Pesticide Residues, Process Technology, Biotechnology
 
 
FT1005(1): Reduction of risk associated with contamination of raw milk by Mycobacterium avium spp. paratuberculosis (FQS14)
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 2001 To 2004, Cost £190,843
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Dairy Industry Federation, University - Belfast Queens, Hannah Research Institute
Field of Study:   Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain
Keywords:  
Food and Drink, Food manufacturing industry, Food Safety, Milk Quality, Nutrition, Pathogens, Zoonoses, Biotech-non GM
 
 
FT1007: Stability of Foods and Food Ingredients in the Glassy State (FQS 05)
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 2001 To 2004, Cost £298,413
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Surface Measurement Ltd, University - Nottingham, IFR - Institute of Food Research (BBSRC), Frito Lay, Pedigree Masterfoods, Perkin Elmer Ltd, Firmenich UK Ltd, Optokem Ltd
Field of Study:   Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain
Keywords:  
Food and Drink, Food Ingredients, Food manufacturing industry, Food Quality, Manufacturing Efficiency
 
 
FT1009: Investigating Wheat Functionality Through Breeding and End Use (FQS 23)
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 2001 To 2007, Cost £554,835
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Nickerson UK Ltd, New Farm Crops LTD, Monsanto UK Ltd, National Association of British and Irish Millers (NABIM), Rothamsted Research (BBSRC), University - East Anglia, Home Grown Cereals Authority, John Innes Centre (BBSRC), Campden Technology Ltd, Federation of Bakers
Field of Study:   Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain
Keywords:  
Breeding, Cereals, Food and Drink, Food Industry Sustainability Strategy, Food manufacturing industry, Food Quality, Materials Science, Baking, Sustainable Farming and Food, Biotechnology
 
 
FT1010: Internalisation of Human Pathogens into Growing Salad Vegetables and Leafy Herb Plants(FQS33)
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2001 To 2003, Cost £145,607
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Northern Foods Plc, University - Nottingham, Ozone Systems Ltd, Vernagene, Marks and Spencer plc, Heinz Foods Ltd, Unilever Research, Geest PLC, Vitacress Salads Ltd, G Marketing
Field of Study:   Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain
Keywords:  
Food and Drink, Food manufacturing industry, Food Safety, Nutrition, Pathogens, Salads, Vegetables, Biotechnology
 
 
FT1011: Multi-Vitamin Sensor (FQS19)
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2001 To 2005, Cost £299,016
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Hampshire Scientific Service, Newcastle upon Tyne Hospital NHS Trust, University - Newcastle, Selective Antibodies Ltd, Reading Scientific Services Limited, Royal Society of Chemistry, Britvic Soft Drinks Ltd, Boots Company PLC, The
Field of Study:   Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain
Keywords:  
Food and Drink, Food Ingredients, Food manufacturing industry, Food Quality, Process Technology, Vitamins, Biotechnology
 
 
FT1013: Improved Detection of Foodborne Viruses (FQS 38)
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 2002 To 2004, Cost £264,021
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Leatherhead Food International Ltd, University - Sunderland, Mack Multiples Division, Marks and Spencer plc, University - Surrey, Thames Water PLC, Kellogg Management Services (Europe) Ltd
Field of Study:   Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain
Keywords:  
Food and Drink, Food Ingredients, Food manufacturing industry, Food Quality, Food Safety, Process Technology, Biotechnology
 
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