Information on projects funded in this area can be found on the
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page, where you can browse projects using the 'Activity Areas' search option.
Catalogue of Food Quality and Safety projects in FP6
The European Commission's catalogue of all projects funded under the «Food quality and safety» strand of the Sixth Framework Programme (FP6)
can be downloaded here, please click on the picture below (PDF 7 MB)
Between 2002 and 2006, a total of 181 projects received €751 million between them. The «Food quality and safety» priority covered many of the research topics addressed by FP5's «Quality of life» programme, but also encompassed new scientific areas:
- total food chain;
- epidemiology of food-related diseases and allergies;
- impact of food on health;
- traceability processes along the production chain;
- methods of analysis, detection and control;
- safer and more environmentally friendly production methods and technologies;
- the impact of animal feed on health, and
- environmental health risks.
of the Projects Catalogue are available at:
Directorate-General for Research
Directorate E - Food, Agriculture and Biotechnologies
Unit E1 - Horizontal aspects and coordination
Office [SDME 08/57]
: You can browse projects in all FP6 areas using the search options on the
Find a Project
Case studies, results and video presentations of projects
Food Research funded by Europe - La recherche alimentaire financée par l'Europe - Lebensmittelforschung finanziert von Europa
Five FP6 food research projects are presented live by the contractors (8 minutes video in three languages EN, DE, FR). Copies of the DVD (view
) are available from
Isabelle Van Borm
First results from various EU-funded projects
: the European Commission presented
from various EU-funded research projects in the area of food quality and safety.
: GMO coexistence research in European agriculture.