Digital Food Chain Education, Research, Development and Innovation Institute

Welcome to the website of the Digital Food Chain Education, Research, Development and Innovation Institute (DFI).

The Institute was established on April 1, 2020 at the University of Veterinary Medicine in Budapest, which is one of the most important places for the training of food safety professionals in Hungary. The Institute integrates food chain safety data analysis and research along the whole food chain and takes networking in this area to a new level. The Institute aims to be an internationally recognized hub of experts and researchers in the field of food chain safety data analysis.

The EU-FORA programme report has been published

Our Institute participated as a hosting site in the 2021/2022 EU-FORA fellowship programme. A report on the activities of the visiting fellow was published in a special issue of the EFSA Journal.

Feb 15
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EFSA is holding a workshop to disseminate the revised methodology for benchmark dose (BMD) analysis in EFSA’s updated Guidance document and to support its implementation in the R4EU BMD analysis platform.

March 07
March 7. - March 8.

This stakeholder event aims to increase understanding of innovation in the food and feed sector by assessing and/or identifying potential “weak signals” – early indicators of possible future developments and emerging risks.

May 11
May 11. - May 12.

The 27th EFSA Scientific Colloquium on Cell culture-derived foods and food ingredients will take place on 11-12 May 2023. Participants can join in person (Brussels) and online.

Balantioides coli Fecal Excretion in Hunted Wild Cervids from Portugal

Balantioides coli is a zoonotic enteric parasite of worldwide distribution that can cause mild to life-threatening diseases in humans and animals. An article published in 2022 presented the results of a study on the occurrence of Balantioides coli in wild cervids in Portugal, Europe.

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