AUA - Agricultural University of Athens (Greece)

The Agricultural University of Athens (AUA) - www.aua.gr - was established in 1920 and produces scientific knowledge on Greek Agriculture and Economy since 1920. The University has 41 fully equipped laboratories and consists of seven faculties: Crop Science, Animal Science, Agricultural Biotechnology, Rural Economics & Development, Food Science & Technology, Natural Resources Management & Agricultural Engineering as well as a Science Faculty. Its considerable research activity is funded by the EU and various international and national organizations and covers the areas of food quality and safety, reasonable usage of water resources, biological farming, the use of alternative energy sources, applications of biotechnology in agriculture etc. The Laboratory of Food Quality Control and Hygiene (LFQCH) of AUA was established in 1994 and the main research activities are focused on microbiological safety and quality of food, application of Food Safety Management Systems, risk assessment, predictive microbiology.

Updates

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Minutes of the WP7 Skype-meeting, held on March 11th 2013

Minutes of the WP7 Skypemeeting, held on March 11th…  more »

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Quality and Safety Management Systems - Update (WP7)

The objective of WP7 is to develop a generic Quality Management System / Food Safety Management System (QMS/FSMS) based…  more »

Project Update - Report

Dissemination related to WP1

Dissemination of the results obtained in WP1, i.e. the prevalence of Listeria monocytogenes and Escherichia coli O157:H7…  more »

Event

Poster presentation at |CA|MA|2013| (Trani, Italy, 3-7 June 2013)

Prevalence of Listeria monocytogenes and E. coli O157:H7 in rocket (Eruca sativa), cucumber (Cucumis sativus) and…  more »

Event

Poster presentation at |CA|MA|2013| (Trani, Italy, 3-7 June 2013)

Biodiversity of L. monocytogenes and E. coli O157:H7 strains isolated from rocket (Eruca sativa), cucumber (Cucumis…  more »

Paper

Prevalence of Listeria monocytogenes

Prevalence of Listeria monocytogenes and Occurrence of Listeriosis from Ready-to-Eat Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Human…  more »

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!!NEW PUBLICATION!!Book Chapter in: Listeria monocytogenes: Food Sources, Prevalence and Management Strategies

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!! NEW PUBLICATION!!Book Chapter in: Listeria monocytogenes: Food Sources, Prevalence and Management Strategies

Paramithiotis S., Hadjilouka A., Drosinos E.H. 2014. Listeria Pathogenicity Island 1: Structure and Function. Book Chapter…  more »