Our Scientific Papers provide timely information and insight on today’s most relevant food safety, quality and supply chain issues.

BLUE PAPER – The second edition 2018 is available !


With the very positive feedback we received from food industry and the scientific community, and given the high food safety actuality in 2017, it became obvious that we had to prepare the second edition of our Blue Paper on ‘European Food Safety trends, Key issues & Perspectives’.

It’s all done! We are happy to announce the launch of the second edition of our Blue Paper, both in paper and online formats, at the price of €189 (~ AUD300).

With an update of data from the previous edition and new focus on several contaminants and food matrices, the Blue Paper becomes a reference book for any food operator. Among the new topics addressed: antibiotic resistancenanoparticlesendocrine disruptorsmycotoxins and plant toxinsfoodborne virusesSalmonella.

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BLUE PAPER - European Food Safety Trends, Key Issues & Perspectives (April 2017)


Mérieux NutriSciences is happy to announce the launch of the first edition of its Blue Paper, entitled “European Food Safety Trends, Key Issues & Perspectives”.

Starting from Consumer perspective and ending with future challenges, you will find key information through infographics on:

  • European food safety trends (recent food-borne outbreaks and crisis, European alerts and country product recalls, …)
  • specific contaminants (acrylamide, MOSH MOAH, Campylobacter, …)
  • specific food products (baby food, poultry, fruits and vegetables, …).

Buy it now and get 20% discount: €399 ($604AUD) instead of €499 ($755AUD)

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WHITE PAPER - Food Authenticity and Food Fraud - not just a very fishy business


Consumers are increasingly concerned about the safety and the quality of the products they consume. This Mérieux NutriSciences white paper presents the discussions international experts had about food frauds during a conference entitled: Food Authenticity Crises: milk, honey, olive oil, meat, coffee, etc. – what is next?
Regulations, analytical techniques, prevention measures, impacts on the food industry are all the topics addressed in this White Paper to help you uncover the frauds.

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WHITE BOOK - Better Foods for Better Health


From April 8-10th, 2016 over 100 global experts from academia, international organizations, NGOs, regulatory authorities and industry met at Les Pensières, the Fondation Mérieux Conference Center, for the 5th edition of the “Better Foods for Better Health” forum organized by the Fondation Mérieux with the support of Mérieux NutriSciences. This year’s symposium “Microbiota & Health: the challenges of a promising approach” addressed the role of the gut microbiota in health and chronic diseases through 3 main sessions: 
•    Metabolic syndromes: obesity, diabetes, NSH, NAFLD
•    Malnutrition, kwashiorkor & cachexia
•    Microbiota, nutrition and healthy living

Click here to request the White Book from Better Foods for Better Health Symposium