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Theme: Quality Food for Healthy Eating

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FO0301: Monitoring risks of mycotoxin contamination caused by Fusarium headblight pathogens of winter wheat
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2006 To 2009, Cost £215,664
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Central Science Laboratory
Field of Study:   Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain
Keywords:  
Crop Diseases, Food Quality, Food Safety, Arable, Plant health, Plants and Animals
 
 
FO0303: Plant-based strategies to improve the nutritional value of beef for the consumer (ProBeef)
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2007 To 2012, Cost £1,101,948
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER), University Wales, Aberystwyth
Field of Study:   Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain
Keywords:  
Cattle, Farming, Food Chain, Food Quality, Livestock Farming, Meat Quality
 
 
FO0304: Scoping study on Maintaining the quality of fruit and vegetables in the supply chain.
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2006 To 2007, Cost £31,503
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Warwick - HRI
Field of Study:   Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain
Keywords:  
Food and Drink, Food manufacturing industry, Food Quality, Allocated - WHRI, Nutrition, Sustainable Consumption and Production, Sustainable Farming and Food
 
 
FO0305: Understanding the plant/ microbe relationship in the phyllosphere
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2007 To 2008, Cost £214,106
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Warwick - HRI
Field of Study:   Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain
Keywords:  
Environmental Performance, Food and Drink, Food manufacturing industry, Food Safety, Allocated - WHRI, Sustainable Consumption and Production, Sustainable Farming and Food
 
 
FO0306: Developing resources for genetic improvement of strawberry
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2007 To 2008, Cost £199,810
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   East Malling Research
Field of Study:   Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain
Keywords:  
Breeding, Farming, Allocated - EMR, Fruit, Horticulture, Strawberries, Sustainable Farming and Food
 
 
FO0307: Horizon scanning to anticipate future crop contamination issues resulting from climate change
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2007 To 2008, Cost £52,254
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Warwick - HRI
Field of Study:   Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain
Keywords:  
Food and Drink, Food Chain, Food Quality, Food Safety, Allocated - WHRI, Sustainable Consumption and Production, Sustainable Farming and Food
 
 
FO0308: Development of diffuse browning disorder in relation to physiological and biochemical changes in apple fruit during development and storage
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2007 To 2009, Cost £251,094
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   East Malling Research
Field of Study:   Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain
Keywords:  
Disease Prevention, Environmental Performance, Food and Drink, Food Chain, Food manufacturing industry, Food Quality, Allocated - EMR, Fruit
 
 
FO0309: The potential for special livestock breeds to deliver higher value added products
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2007 To 2007, Cost £50,240
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain
Keywords:  
Agriculture and Food Chain, Environmental Performance, Food and Drink, Food Chain, Food manufacturing industry, Livestock Farming, Animal Production, Rare Breeds, Sustainable Farming and Food Science
 
 
FO0310: Identifying needs in meat quality research
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2007 To 2007, Cost £36,027
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Meat and Livestock Commission
Field of Study:   Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain
Keywords:  
Food and Drink, Food manufacturing industry, Food Quality, Livestock, Meat Quality, Nutrition
 
 
FO0312: Consumer attitudes and purchasing behaviour with particular reference to local and regional foods
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2007 To 2008, Cost £135,379
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University of Plymouth, Social Research and Regeneration Unit
Field of Study:   Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain
Keywords:  
Environmental Performance, Food and Drink, Food Chain, Food manufacturing industry, Local Environmental Quality
 
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