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About ILSI Europe
ILSI Europe fosters collaboration among the best scientists to provide evidence-based scientific consensus on the areas of nutrition, food safety, toxicology, risk assessment, and the environment. By facilitating their collaboration, ILSI Europe helps scientists from many sectors of society – public and private – to best address complex science and health issues by sharing their unique knowledge and perspectives.



Phenotypic Flexibility - A New Concept to Quantify & Optimise Health, and its Impact on Nutrition Research - NutriTech Final Symposium
Lisbon, Portugal 13/06/2016 - 14/06/2016
The NutriTech project partners are organising their final symposium on 'Phenotypic Flexibility - A New Concept to Quantify & Optimise Health, and its Impact on Nutrition Research'. This symposium will exploit the concepts, mechanisms, technologies, quantification, consequences and interventions that shape, maintain, regain and optimise phenotypic flexibility and systems flexibility.
ILSI Europe Session on ‘Gut Barrier Function and Microbial Metabolism’ at IPC 2016
Budapest, Hungary 21/06/2016 - 21/06/2016
The International Life Sciences Institute (ILSI) Europe’s Prebiotics Task Force and Probiotics Task Force are organising a session on ‘Gut Barrier Function and Microbial Metabolism’ at the International Scientific Conference on Probiotics and Prebiotics (IPC) 2016 . In this session invited experts will introduce recent developments of both task forces with focus on the role of the intestinal barrier in and the impact of microbial metabolite production on health and disease.
2nd Workshop on Nutrition for the Ageing Brain
Copenhagen, Denmark 30/06/2016 - 01/07/2016
This upcoming workshop will specifically focus on mechanisms of ageing and neuroprotection via nutrients as well as implementation of the available data. Supported by the Nutrition and Mental Performance Task Force.
‘How Far Can We Control the Severity of Food Allergic Reactions by Controlling Exposure to Allergenic Foods?’
Brussels, Belgium 15/09/2016 - 16/09/2016
Supported by the Food Allergy Task Force. Fostering an international evidence-based consensus on risk assessment and developing management tools in food allergy.
6th International Symposium on Food Packaging: Scientific Developments supporting Safety and Innovation
Barcelona, Spain 16/11/2016 - 18/11/2016
Supported by the Packaging Materials Task Force.





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PODCAST on Low-grade Inflammation
​Listen to the podcast on ‘Low-grade Inflammation' summarising a series of recent ILSI Europe's publications in this field. Podcast developed with the kind participation of Prof. Philip Calder (University of Southampton, UK).
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​The Food Allergy Task Force organised a webinar on 'Allergen Risk Assessment and Reference Doses' on 16 April 2015, 14.00-15.00 CET. To watch the full version of the webinar, please click here.
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The Microbiological Food Safety Task Force has jointly organised with the International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) a webinar on 'Relevance of Microbial End-Product Testing in Food Safety Management' on 25 November 2015, 17.00-18.00. To watch the full version of the webinar, please click here.
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Assessing the safety of cosmetic chemicals: Consideration of a flux decision tree to predict dermally delivered systemic dose for comparison with oral TTC (Threshold of Toxicological Concern)
Journal Article 2016
Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology 2016. Published Online. Commissioned by COSMOS, Cosmetics Europe and the Threshold of Toxicological Concern (TTC) Task Force.
Considering new methodologies in strategies for safety assessment of foods and food ingredients
Journal Article 2016
Food and Chemical Toxicology, 2016, 91:19-35. DOI 10.1016/j.fct.2016.02.019. This work was commissioned by the Novel Foods and Nanotechnology Task Force (closed) and was taken up in the programme of the New Approaches to Chemical Risk Assessment Task Force.
Examining techniques for measuring the effects of nutrients on mental performance and mood state
Journal Article 2016
European Journal of Nutrition 2016. Published Online. Commissioned by the Nutrition and Mental Performance Task Force.
Impact of Diet Composition on Blood Glucose Regulation
Journal Article 2016
Commissioned by the Obesity and Diabetes Task Force. Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition 2016;56(4):541-590.
Prioritisation of Allergenic Foods With Respect to Public Health Relevance
Journal Article 2016
Food and Chemical Toxicology 2016; 89:8-18. Commissioned by the Food Allergy Task Force.
Antioxidant and Anti-inflammatory Components of Foods
Monograph 2015
ILSI Europe Concise Monograph 2015:1-34. Commissioned by the Functional Foods Task Force.
Assessing and reporting uncertainties in dietary exposure analysis – Mapping of uncertainties in a tiered approach
Journal Article 2015
Food and Chemical Toxicology 2015; 82:79-95. Commissioned by the Food Intake Methodology Task Force.
Does low-energy sweetener consumption affect energy intake and body weight? A systematic review, including meta-analyses, of the evidence from human and animal studies
Journal Article 2015
International Journal of Obesity; doi: 10.1038/ijo.2015.177. Commissioned by the Eating behaviour and Energy Balance Task Force.
Food Processing and Allergenicity
Journal Article 2015
Food and Chemical Toxicology 2015; 80:223-240. Commissioned by the Food Allergy Task Force.
Guidance on Best Practices on the Risk Assessment of Non Intentionally Added Substances (NIAS) in Food Contact Materials and Articles
Report/White Paper 2015
ILSI Europe Report Series 2015; 1-70. Commissioned by the Packaging Materials Task Force.