Our Scientific Publications

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.

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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.


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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

(€ 189,-)

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,-

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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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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

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

Click below to request the posters presented by our experts during global events. 

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 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                                                   



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