Risk Evaluation and Risk Mitigation

The ’Risk Evaluation and Risk Mitigation’ Research Group supports producers, processers and affected Swiss federal and cantonal agencies with expert knowledge, prevalence data, risk assessments and research findings to maintain the safety of milk, dairy and meat products as well as plant-based foods at a high level. The Group’s work encompasses known microbiological, chemical and physical risks, as well as new ‘emerging risks’.

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Food Safety


Current research projects are:
Increasing the Safety of Milk and Dairy Products, Challenge Tests for Greater Safety in Meat Products, Using Cutting-Edge Methods to Keep Dangerous and Resistant Bacteria in Milk and Dairy Products in Check, Staphylococcus aureus – The Fight against the Little Bacterium that Causes Big Problems in Dairy Farming.

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