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Novel foods as red meat replacers - an insight using Risk Benefit Assessment methods (NOVRBA)


Funding programme / funding institution: EFSA

Grant number: GP/EFSA/ENCO/2018/03-GA01

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Project description:

The project aims to estimate the overall health impact of replacing red meat with a novel food. In particular, a series of risk-benefit assessments evaluating the various health impacts of replacing red meat with edible insects as a case study for novel foods will be performed and to strategies to communicate the results designed.

A. domesticus is used as a basis for the modelling process. The  BfR will design a strategy on how to communicate results to the public, risk managers, competent authorities of the EU Member States and industry.

Project partners:

  • French National Institute for Agricultural Research
  • DTU Fødevareinstituttet (National Food Institute)
  • National and Kapodistrian University of Athens


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