Our Scientific Publications
BLUE PAPER 2020 - “European Food Safety Trends, Key Issues & Perspectives” (4th edition)
Discover the fourth edition of our Blue Paper on ‘European Food Safety Trends, Key issues & Perspectives’.
As a reference book on Food Safety for food operators and decision makers, this 4th edition provides an update of the content of Blue Paper 2019, as well as new focuses on key topics: Chlorate & Perchlorate, Mineral oil hydrocarbons (MOSH-MOAH), Parasites, Food Supplements.
Specific data on Food Fraud cases, in Europe and in the World, have been added as well as new sources to enrich the last section on upcoming ‘hot topics’.
You can also contact us if you want to know more about the Blue Paper’s content and its added value. Our teams will get in touch with you.
BLUE PAPER 2019 - European Food Safety Trends, Key Issues & Perspectives
Discover the third edition of our Blue Paper on ‘European Food Safety Trends, Key issues & Perspectives’.
As a reference book for food operators and decision makers, this third edition provides an update of the content of Blue Paper 2018, as well as new focus on several contaminants and food matrices. Among the new topics addressed: Escherichia coli, Listeria Monocytogenes, Furans & methyl-furans, Heavy metals, microplastics, cocoa products, Herbs & spices and Nuts & seeds.
This new edition contains RASFF unique statistics and also a review of prospective hot topics for the coming years.
You have the possibility to request the Blue Paper 2019 (paper & online version).
You can also download a free extract of the Blue Paper 2019.
Spotlight on Environmental Monitoring: how to prevent food contamination from processing environment
Tracking pathogens in food processing environment (production and/or transformation) is key to maintain food integrity. Discover more about best practices to implement your Environmental Monitoring Program (EMP) in this exclusive e-book by Mérieux NutriSciences.
White Paper - How to facilitate your product development in a global regulatory environment
Discover more about simple best practices for your product development and export in this exclusive white paper released by Mérieux NutriSciences in collaboration with Lascom company.
BLUE PAPER 2018 - European Food Safety Trends, Key Issues & Perspectives
Discover the second edition of our Blue Paper on ‘European Food Safety Trends, Key issues & Perspectives’.
As a reference book for food operators and decision makers, this second edition provides an update of data from the previous edition, as well as new focus on several contaminants and food matrices. Among the new topics addressed: antibiotic resistance, nanoparticles, endocrine disruptors, mycotoxins and plant toxins, foodborne viruses, Salmonella.
Of course, you will find again RASFF unique statistics and a review of prospective hot topics for the coming years!
Paper & online version
BLUE PAPER - European Food Safety Trends, Key Issues & Perspectives (April 2017)
Discover the first edition of Mérieux NutriSciences 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, …).
Launch price: €399,- instead of €499,-
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.
Better Foods for Better Health White Book
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
Better Foods for Better Health 2016 Video
Our Lab of the Future - Expo Milano 2015
Our Lab of the Future - Food Borne Viruses by Christophe Dufour
Our Lab of the Future - Human Microbiome by Françoise Le Vacon