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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.




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.
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.
ILSI Europe's 2016 General Assembly and Annual Symposium
Brussels, Belgium 09/03/2016 - 09/03/2016
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Webinar ‘Relevance of Microbial End-Product Testing in Food Safety Management’
Online 25/11/2015 - 25/11/2015
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Workshop 'The Gut Microbiome: Our Misunderstood Friend and Foe'
Brussels, BE 03/12/2015 - 04/12/2015
The workshop will discuss the impact of the gut microbiome on entero-hepatic metabolism and energy availability. Organised by the Functional Food Task Force.




NEWSLETTER - Autumn 2015
​Read our latest newsletter to learn about our latest activities and upcoming events.
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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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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.
Low-grade inflammation, diet composition and health: current research evidence and its translation
Journal Article 2015
British Journal of Nutrition 2015; 114(7):999-1012. Commissioned by the Obesity and Diabetes Task Force.
Microbial hazards in irrigation water: standards, norms and testing to manage use of water in fresh produce primary production
Journal Article 2015
Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety 2015; 14:336-356. Commissioned by the Emerging Microbiological Issues Task Force.
Postnatal growth in preterm infants and later health outcomes: a systematic review
Journal Article 2015
Acta Paediatrica 2015:104(10):974-986. Published Online. Commissioned by the Metabolic Imprinting Task Force.
Relevance of microbial finished product testing in food safety management
Journal Article 2015
Food Control 2016; 60: 31-43. Commmissioned by the Risk Analysis in Food Microbiology Task Force.
The role of hazard- and risk-based approaches in ensuring food safety
Journal Article 2015
Trends in Food Science & Technology 2015; doi: 10.1016/j.tifs.2015.10.007. Supported by the following task forces: Emerging Microbiological Issues, Food Allergy, Food Intake Methodology, Novel Foods and Nanotechnology, Process Related Compounds and Natural Toxins, Risk Analysis in Food Microbiology, and Threshold of Toxicological Concern.