This project combines the expertise of three research groups to investigate the potential impact of B. cereus endospore evolution in the food production chain on the molecular, population and industrial levels.OnderzoeksaanpakWe investigate whether and how the current conservation and disinfection practices in food production affect the evolution and
Impact of Bacillus cereus endospore evolution on food safety and stability
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The analyses for microbiological food safety concern spoilage organisms, hygienic indicators, pathogenic and toxin-producing bacteria (pathogens).
Analyses of microbiological food safety
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In the laboratory for antibiotic screening, foodstuffs can be screened using microbiological tests for the presence of inhibitory substances (mainly antibiotics and chemotherapeutics).
Chemical food safety-related analyses
From idea to product, the Food Pilot
The Food Pilot is an application and analysis centre founded by Flanders’ FOOD and ILVO.
Organic Food and Farming in Flanders 2017 - 2018
For the fifth time, we have gathered relevant information on research related to organic food and farming in Flanders.
The expertise and services of ILVO’s labs are available to members of the entire food production chain, from primary production to the food processing industry. Several of our lab analyses are BELAC-accredited.
Alternative proteins for use in a wider range of food products?
In the Food Pilot in Melle, Flemish Minister of Agriculture and Food Hilde Crevits inaugurated the 'high moisture extruder'.
Launch of 'DjustConnect': turntable for sharing data in the agri-food chain
After more than a year of intensive preparation, ILVO, together with partners, launches a unique platform to share data in an advanced way within the Flemish agro food chain.
First BSFM webinar on Food Microbiology
Thursday October 1st, 2020 - Actualities in Food MicrobiologySubjects: Actualities of NRL Food Micro, Recent EFSA and SciCom FAVV/AFSCA reports, Human viruses and food
Friday October 2nd, 2020 - Current Listeria monocytogenes issuesSubjects: Food safety surveillance, outbreak detection and investigation, EFSA opinion, WGS, risk assessment and panel
Entrepreneurs and employees from the food industry will find here the answer to the question “what can ILVO do for me?”. You’ll get a brief overview of relevant expertise, analyses, infrastructure, and the professional approach that characterizes ILVO.
For food companies small and large
Every year, ILVO and the Food Pilot carry out more than 500 nutritional trials and more than 20,000 nutritional analyses for over 400 businesses, laboratories, and government authorities. Large businesses, small businesses, start-ups, and on-farm food processors are welcome.