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ASSESSMENT OF TRANS FATTY ACID INTAKE AND RELATIONSHIP WITH RISK FACTORS FOR CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE IN EUROPEAN COUNTRIES

Objective



The main objectives of the proposed CA is to establish a database of transfatty acid content of food; to estimate intake of transfatty acids in various population groups in European countries; to stimulate collaborative research on the relationship between transfatty acid intake and risk factors for CHD by determining different biomarkers.

Funding Scheme

CON - Coordination of research actions

Coordinator

TNO NUTRITION AND FOOD RESEARCH
Address
Po Box 360
3700 AJ Zeist
Netherlands

Participants (21)

BUNDESGESUNDHEITSAMT
Germany
Address

12101 Berlin
DANONE
France
Address

Paris
DUBLIN INST. OF TECHNOLOGY
Ireland
Address

Dublin
ERIDANIA
France
Address

75008 Paris
INST. NAT. DE SAUDE
Portugal
Address

1699 Lisboa
INST. OF MARINE BIOLOGY OF CRETE
Greece
Address

71409 Iraklion - Crete
Institut des Corps Gras
France
Address
Rue Monge Parc Industriel De Pessac
33600 Pessac
Istituto Nazionale della Nutrizione
Italy
Address
Via Ardeatina 546
00178 Roma
KRAFT GENERAL FOODS EUROPE
Germany
Address

81705 München
MANNELDIRAD ISLANDS
Iceland
Address

Reykjavik
Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (MAFF)
United Kingdom
Address

London
NATIONAL FOOD AGENCY OF DENMARK
Denmark
Address

2860 Soeborg
NATIONAL NUTRITION COUNCIL
Norway
Address

0032 Oslo
NATIONAL PUBLIC HEALTH INST.
Finland
Address

00300 Helsinki
NESTLE
Switzerland
Address

Lausanne
RAISIO GROUP
Finland
Address

21201 Raisio
SWEDISH NATIONAL FOOD ADMINISTRATION
Sweden
Address

75126 Uppsala
UNILEVER
Netherlands
Address

AC 3130 Vlaardingen
UNIVERSIDAD COMPLUTENSE DE MADRID
Spain
Address

28040 Madrid
UNIVERSITAIR ZIEKENHUIS SINT RAFAEL
Belgium
Address

3000 Leuven
VALIO
Finland
Address

Helsinki