Food Microbiology and Analytics

Head of Research Group



Research Project


Understanding how Antibiotic-Resistant and Pathogenic Bacteria from the Environment Reach Humans via Food

To date, we know little about how antibiotic resistance from the environment - specifically, from the soil and water or fertilisers – reaches foods of plant origin. Using lettuce plants as an example, our researchers search for answers with the aim of making an important contribution to the protection of consumers.