Project Updates

University of Foggia  —  Saturday, August 01, 2015

!! Latest dissemination on QUAFETY !!

QUAFETY dissemination activities still on progress. The following article on the projectQUAFETY main resultshas been recently published on the Spanish journal "Horticultura" (n.318,…  more

University of Foggia  —  Wednesday, May 20, 2015

!! New published paper !! University of Milano (UMIL) published the following paper on the scientific journal Food Chemistry:

Cavaiuolo M., Cocetta G., Bulgari R., Spinardi A., Ferrante A. 2015. Identification of innovative potential quality markers in rocket andmelon fresh-cut produce. Food Chemistry 188, 225 -…  more

University of Foggia  —  Tuesday, March 31, 2015

NEW!! The last Project Deliverable was submitted to the EC by FreshPlaza. Have a look at the summary of D8.43 in the table below and find out more about the QUAFETY dissemination material available!!

The list below includes the summaries of all deliverables submitted so far to the European Commission; it will be updated as soon as new deliverables are…  more

University of Foggia  —  Saturday, March 21, 2015

Project QUAFETY Final Event

In occasion of the closure of project QUAFETY activities, all partners will meet in Rotterdam (NL) on 24-25 March 2015. On the 25th it has been organized a public workshop which will host…  more

University of Foggia  —  Saturday, March 14, 2015

!! New Papers published by the Microbiologists of the Agricultural University of Athens !!

The AUA research team on microbiology has published the following book chapters on Salmonella : Hadjilouka A., Paramithiotis S. and Drosinos E.H. 2015. Prevalence of Salmonella spp. and…  more

University of Foggia  —  Thursday, March 12, 2015

"QUAFETY Expert System", a new application developed within the project QUAFETY

Scientyists of the Universidade Catolica Portuguesa have developed an "Expert System" program to gather, transfer and give worldwide access to the knowledge obtained throughout the Project…  more

University of Foggia  —  Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Astonishing results for the dissemination activity carried out by freshPlaza within the Project QUAFETY!! Have a look at the report below

QUAFETY project: the role of FreshPlaza in fresh-cut chain research dissemination in 2013 and 2014 FreshPlaza, partner for dissemination within the EU project QUAFETY on the quality…  more

University of Foggia  —  Monday, February 23, 2015

News on Spectroscopy, latest tecniques developed within QUAFETY by CU and Markes

Published on Select Science, 18-February 2015Fresh Produce Quality - Delaying the Inevitable?Hilary J. Rogers School of Biosciences, Main Building, Cardiff University, Cardiff UKFood security…  more

University of Foggia  —  Thursday, February 12, 2015

!!! NEW published paper !!! Estimation of Listeria monocytogenes and Escherichia coli O157:H7 Prevalence and Levels in Naturally Contaminated Rocket and Cucumber Samples by Deterministic and Stochastic Approaches

Hadjilouka A., Mantzourani K.-S., Katsarou A., Cavaiuolo M., Ferrante A., Paramithiotis S., Mataragas M., Drosinos E.H. 2015. Estimation of Listeria monocytogenes and Escherichia coli…  more

University of Foggia  —  Saturday, January 31, 2015

Project QUAFETY at Fruit Logistica, Berlin

QUAFETY scientist are ready for the International trade show Fruit Logistica (Berlin, 4-6 February) in order to disseminate the Project results to the world fresh-produce industry. Besides…  more

University of Foggia  —  Thursday, January 22, 2015

QUAFETY dissemination at the 7th European Short Course on Quality and Safety of Fresh-cut produce

Based at a city-centre location in Cardiff, the capital city of Wales, this Short Course (21-23 January 2015) provides an overview of the state of the art in handling fresh-cut produce,…  more

University of Foggia  —  Friday, December 19, 2014

!! NEW paper published !! A study of the estimated shelf life of fresh rocket using a non-linear model.

Amodio M.L., Derossi A., Mastrandrea L., Colelli G. 2015. A study of the estimated shelf life of fresh rocket using a non-linear model. Journal of Food Engineering 150, 19-28.To see the…  more

University of Foggia  —  Wednesday, December 17, 2014

A summary of the latest QUAFETY interview held on TACLER is now available

The FreshPlaza team released a summary on the latest QUAFETY interview held on Tacler platform (www.tacler.com) on November 21th 2014.Prof. Antonio Elia and Dr. Anna Bonasia from University…  more

University of Foggia  —  Tuesday, December 09, 2014

The Project QUAFETY at the International trade show Fruit Logistica2015

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University of Foggia  —  Thursday, December 04, 2014

QUAFETY dissemination at the workshop : Innovazioni tecnologiche nel settore post-raccolta verso Expo 2015

Prof. Giancarlo Colelli (QUAFETY Scientifc Coordinator) will participate to the workshop on "Innovazioni tecnologiche nel settore post-raccolta verso Expo 2015" organized by CRA-ACM, that will be…  more

University of Foggia  —  Monday, December 01, 2014

!! New paper published !! Listeria monocytogenes Serotype Prevalence and Biodiversity in Diverse Food Products

Hadjilouka A., Andritsos N.D., Paramithiotis S., Mataragas M., Drosinos E. 2014. Listeria monocytogenes serotype prevalence and biodiversity in diverse food products. Journal of Food…  more

University of Foggia  —  Wednesday, November 26, 2014

WEBINAR on Smelling Shelf Life - Profiling Volatile Organic Compounds, by Carsten Muller (Cardiff University, UK)

Date: 11 December, 2014 Time: 8am PST / 11am EST / 4pm GMT / 5pm CET Separation Science, in association with Markes International, offers the exclusive chance to take part in an upcoming…  more

University of Foggia  —  Tuesday, November 18, 2014

New appointment on TACLER with Scientists of EU Project QUAFETY

On November 21th at 2 pm (CET), Scientists of EU Project QUAFETY will be on Tacler platform (www.tacler.com) to discuss some topics that are being studied within the project.Professor Antonio…  more

University of Foggia  —  Monday, November 10, 2014

Quafety dissemination at the TV talk show GEO on Rai3

On November 10th 2014, Prof. Giancarlo Colelli participated live in the popular TV talk show GEO on national channel RAI 3. One of the topics of the show was the safety of fresh-cut produce…  more

University of Foggia  —  Tuesday, October 28, 2014

NEW videos available on the Analysis of VOCs in Foodstuffs Using TD-GC-TOF MS

Watch these exclusive videos to see how to profile volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in the headspace of packaged food in order to determine shelf-life. The development of the thermal…  more

University of Foggia  —  Monday, October 20, 2014

QUAFETY, dissemination activity at the 8th International Congress of Food Technologists, Biotechnologists and Nutritionists, October 21- 24, 2014 (Opatija, Croatia)

Prof. Giancarlo Colelli, Scientific Coordinator of the Project QUAFETY, will participate to the Congress as invited speaker to talk about QUAFETY and its latest results, giving the following…  more

University of Foggia  —  Thursday, October 16, 2014

!!New paper published!! Validation of ELISA-based detection of L. monocytogenes and E. coli O157:H7 in fresh cut vegetables.

Cavaiuolo M., Ferrante A., Paramithiotis S. , Hadjilouka A., Tzamalis P. and Drosinos E.H. 2014. Validation of ELISA-based detection of L. monocytogenes and E. coli O157:H7 in fresh cut…  more

University of Foggia  —  Wednesday, October 15, 2014

!!New paper published!! Gelatin-Chitosan Composite Films and Edible Coatings to Enhance the Quality of Food Products: Layer-by-Layer vs. Blended Formulations

Poverenov E., Rutenberg R., Danino S., Horev B. and Rodov V. 2014. Gelatin-Chitosan Composite Films and Edible Coatings to Enhance the Quality of Food Products: Layer-by-Layer vs. Blended…  more

University of Foggia  —  Sunday, October 12, 2014

QUAFETY dissemination at the 1st Congress on Food Structure Design

Within the 1st Congress on Food Structure Design held in Porto (PT) on 15-17 October 2014, a special session will be dedicated to QUAFETY.Scientists from Univeridade Catolica…  more

University of Foggia  —  Sunday, October 05, 2014

Prof. G. Colelli visited the QUAFETY partner INHORT in Skiernewice, Poland.

On 16-19 September 2014, Prof. G. Colelli visited the Polish Horticulture Institute (INHORT), one of the Partners of the Project QUAFETY, in Skiernewice, Poland.During his visit, Prof.…  more

University of Foggia  —  Friday, October 03, 2014

QUAFETY dissemination activity at The 6th ISHS Balkan Symposium on Vegetables and Potatoes

Partner IO (Research Institute of Horticulture, Poland) participated to the 6th ISHS Balkan Symposium on Vegetables and Potatoes held in Zagreb (Croatia), from September 29 to October 2, 2014.…  more

University of Foggia  —  Monday, September 29, 2014

QUAFETY dissemination activity at the event Horticulture in quality and culture of life

Partner IO (Research Institute of Horticulture, Poland) participated to the conference Horticulture in quality and culture of life held in in Lednice (Czech Republic) on September 24…  more

University of Foggia  —  Saturday, September 20, 2014

QUAFETY scientists met on TACLER to discuss about Quality and food safety management systems and voluntary certification schemes

On September 19th, QUAFETY scientists Dr Eleftherios Drosinos and Dr Periklis Tzamalis from the Agricultural University of Athens, participated to the meeting on tacler platform…  more

University of Foggia  —  Monday, September 15, 2014

QUAFETY dissemination at 11th International Symposium on Lactic Acid Bacteria

Prof. Giuseppe Spano (UniFg) presented two posters with the QUAFETY results to the 11th International Symposium on Lactic Acid Bacteria held in Egmond aan Zee (The Netherlands) from August 31 -…  more

University of Foggia  —  Friday, September 12, 2014

QUAFETY dissemination activity at the 24th International ICFMH conference, FOOD MICRO 2014, Nantes (France)

Researchers from Agricultural University of Athens (AUA) participated to the 24th International ICFMH conference, FOOD MICRO 2014 held in Nantes (France) to disseminate the QUAFETY results.At…  more

University of Foggia  —  Sunday, September 07, 2014

QUAFETY dissemination at the workshop Cluster Tecnologici

On September 9th 2014 , DARe is organizing an event about the State of the Art of DARe clusters and projects. The event will be held in Foggia (Italy) and…  more

University of Foggia  —  Saturday, August 23, 2014

QUAFETY dissemination at the IHC 2014, Australia

Dr. Maria Grzegorzewska (Research Institute of Horticulture, Poland) participated to the 29th International Horticultural Congress 2014 (17-22 August 2014) in Brisbane (Australia) to…  more

University of Foggia  —  Wednesday, July 30, 2014

QUAFETY meeting on Tacler, 25 July 2014

As also anticipated through FreshPlaza (read here), the scientists of EU project Quafety had a meeting on the tacler platform (www.tacler.com) on Friday 25th July 2014 from 2.00 to 3.00…  more

University of Foggia  —  Thursday, July 17, 2014

New appointment on Tacler! Unifg discussing about tools for the prediction of shelf life in ready to eat produce

As anticipated through FreshPlaza (read here), the scientists of EU project Quafety have organized different meetings that will be held on the tacler platform (www.tacler.com) to discuss…  more

Cardiff University  —  Thursday, July 17, 2014

How to use volatiles to assess quality and shelf-life of fresh-cut produce

During a meeting on 25 July 2014, two scientists involved in the EU QUAFETY project from Cardiff University (UK), Dr Hilary Rogers and Natasha Spadafora, were interviewed along…  more

University of Milano  —  Tuesday, July 01, 2014

Results dissemination of QUAFETY at Cocomerita Bellaguarda di Viadana (MN)

On the 1st July at the Cooperative Cocomerita located in Bellaguarda di Viadana (MN),an important melon cultivation area in Italy, the results of QUAFETY will be presented to farmers, Industrial…  more

Cardiff University  —  Tuesday, July 01, 2014

Dissemination at 6th European Workshop on Leaf Senescence

Results of the WP2 related to the evaluation of VOC collection for non-destructive analysis of post-harvest quality have been presented as posters:Poster 1: Analysis of Volatile…  more

Cardiff University  —  Tuesday, July 01, 2014

The Rank Prize Funds Mini-Symposium on Fruit and Health in the 21st Century

On the 25th of October Dr Natasha D Spadafora has presented results of the evaluation of VOC collection for non-destructive analysis of post-harvest quality in the Session related to…  more

Cardiff University  —  Tuesday, July 01, 2014

Workshop on VOC/SVOC analysis Food and consumer products

On the 26th of February, 2013 Markes international has hosted a Workshop on VOC analysis on food and consumer products. Dr Carsten Muller from Cardiff University was invited to give a seminar on…  more

Cardiff University  —  Tuesday, July 01, 2014

Dissemination of QuaFety results at CAMA 2013

Dr Hilary J Rogers has presented results related to "VOC Analysis of Cut Size in Melon During Post-Harvest Storage" at the International Controlled and Modified Atmosphere Research…  more

University of Foggia  —  Saturday, June 21, 2014

QUAFETY dissemination activity at the Department SAFE of the University of Foggia Italy, June 20, 2014

At the Department SAFE of the University of Foggia, on 20 June 2014, it was organized a seminar dedicated to the Project QUAFETY. A brief introduction about QUAFETY objectives and…  more

University of Foggia  —  Tuesday, June 17, 2014

QUAFETY dissemination activity at the Research and Innovation for Food Quality and Health, June 19-21, 2014 Ostuni (Italy)

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University of Foggia  —  Wednesday, June 11, 2014

QUAFETY dissemination activity at the POSTHARVEST UNLIMITED conference (Paphos, Cyprus)

Maria Luisa Amodio and Giancarlo Colelli (Unifg) are participating in POSTHARVEST UNLIMITED, an ISHS postharvest conference in Paphos, Cyprus (10-13 June 2014). The following 2 works will be…  more

University of Foggia  —  Tuesday, June 10, 2014

QUAFETY dissemination activity at the SLIM2014, 11-13 June 2014 (New Brunswick, USA)

Alessandro Del Nobile and Amalia Conte (Unifg), will participate to the "6th Shelf Life International Meeting - SLIM 2014" to disseminate the results obtained within the QUAFETY research…  more

Agricultural University of Athens  —  Friday, June 06, 2014

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

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Agricultural University of Athens  —  Friday, June 06, 2014

!! 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 in: Listeria monocytogenes: Food Sources, Prevalence and Management…  more

Portuguese Catholic University  —  Thursday, June 05, 2014

Poster presentation at the 8th World Congress on Polyphenols Applications

The poster "Effect of modified atmosphere packaging on ready-to-eat rocket leaves antioxidant activity and polyphenols content" is being presented at the 8th World Congress on Polyphenols…  more

D.A.Re. Puglia  —  Sunday, June 01, 2014

Quafety Interview on Triwu and Radio24

During the Research Exchange 2014, an event created with the aim of bringing together researchers with firms to increase technology transfer to the business system, DARe gave an interview about…  more

D.A.Re. Puglia  —  Friday, May 30, 2014

QUAFETY dissemination activity at the WiCaNem Conference 4-6 June 2014 (Capri, Italy)

The 11th Wageningen International Conference on Chain and Network Management (WICaNeM 2014), will take place at the island of Capri (Naples, Italy) on 4-6 June 2014. The conference is…  more

University of Foggia  —  Tuesday, May 20, 2014

QUAFETY dissemination at the conference POSTRACCOLTA2014: Reducing Postharvest Losses to Feed the World

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Agricultural University of Athens  —  Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Prevalence of Listeria monocytogenes

Prevalence of Listeria monocytogenes and Occurrence of Listeriosis from Ready-to-Eat Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Human foodborne listeriosis has been mainly linked to the consumption of…  more

University of Foggia  —  Friday, May 16, 2014

!! New paper published !! A fast, reliable, and sensitive method for detection and quantification of Listeria monocytogenes and Escherichia coli O157:H7 in ready-to-eat fresh-cut products by MPN-qPCR.

Russo P., Botticella G., Capozzi V., Massa S., Spano G. and Beneduce L. 2014. A fast, reliable, and sensitive method for detection and quantification of Listeria monocytogenes and…  more

University of Foggia  —  Monday, April 14, 2014

!! New paper published !! Nitrates and Glucosinolates as Strong Determinants of the Nutritional Quality in Rocket Leafy Salads

Cavaiuolo M. and Ferrante A. (2014). Nitrates and Glucosinolates as Strong Determinants ofb the Nutritional Quality in Rocket Leafy Salads. Nutrients 6, 1519-1538; doi:10.3390/nu6041519 click…  more

University of Foggia  —  Saturday, April 12, 2014

QUAFETY dissemination activity at the University of Foggia,11 Aprile 2014 Foggia (Italy)

Prof. Giancarlo Colelli (Unifg) participated to the 8th Workshop on "Management of Innovation in the Agricultural and Food Systems of the Mediterranean Region" with a speech on QUAFETY: an…  more

University of Foggia  —  Wednesday, April 09, 2014

QUAFETY dissemination activity at the Centro Tecnologico TECNOVA, Almeria (Spain)

A state of the art of the European Project QUAFETY has been presented in Almeria (Spain) by project coordinator Prof. Giancarlo Colelli.Below the program of the "Jornada Tecnica: Calidad y…  more

University of Foggia  —  Friday, March 28, 2014

!!NEWS!! QUAFETY results awarded in Poland during the Conference Effect of Pre- and Post-harvest Factors on Health Promoting Components and Quality of Horticultural Commodities

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University of Foggia  —  Thursday, March 27, 2014

QUAFETY results disseminated at the Conference Effect of Pre- and Post-harvest Factors on Health Promoting Components and Quality of Horticultural Commodities

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University of Foggia  —  Monday, March 24, 2014

QUAFETY meeting at Skierniewice (Poland), 23 March 2014

Within the QUAFETY dissemination event in the 3rd Intnl Conference on Effects of Pre- and Post-harvest Factors on Health Promoting Components and Quality of Horticultural Commodities…  more

University of Foggia  —  Sunday, March 23, 2014

QUAFETY dissemination activity at the final conference of the European Project INNOFOOD SEE, 26 march 2014 Bari (Italy)

Dr. Maria Luisa Amodio (UNIFG) will participate to the final conference of the European Project INNOFOOD SEE giving a speech on QUAFETY within a special session dedicated to the projects on…  more

University of Foggia  —  Saturday, March 22, 2014

QUAFETY disseminations at the Conference on Effects of Pre- and Post-harvest Factors on Health Promoting Components and Quality of Horticultural Commodities

The 3rd Intnl. Conference on Effects of Pre- and Post-harvest Factors on Health Promoting Components and Quality of Horticultural Commodities (Skierniewice, Poland March 24-25, 2014) will be…  more

University of Foggia  —  Wednesday, March 19, 2014

QUAFETY dissemination at the Conference on Effects of Pre- and Postharvest Factors on Health Promoting Components and Quality of Horticultural Commodities (Skierniewice, Poland)

The Research Institute of Horticulture (Skierniewice, Poland), in cooperation with the Storage Section of the Committee of Horticultural Sciences of the Polish Academy of Sciences and EUFRIN -…  more

University of Foggia  —  Thursday, February 20, 2014

QUAFETY dissemination at Fruit Logistica 2014 (Berlin, Germany)

A delegation of QUAFETY representatives from University of Foggia (Giancarlo Colelli and Maria Luisa Amodio), University of Milan (Anna Spinardi), Agronomia (Sara Dozzini, Germano…  more

University of Foggia  —  Saturday, February 08, 2014

QUAFETY dissemination during the Visit Program for The European Commission Horizon 2020 Delegation at ARO (Israel)

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University of Foggia  —  Tuesday, January 28, 2014

New!! QUAFETY flyer

A new flyer has been realized to disseminate the project QUAFETY and its latest achievements. The flyer will be distributed at FreshPlaza and Agronomia stands, and in different points of the…  more

University of Foggia  —  Tuesday, January 28, 2014

QUAFETY dissemination at the workshop "Orticoltura - Tecnica in campo" (Guidizzolo, Italy)

Prof. Giancarlo Colelli (UNIFG) will participate to the workshop "Orticoltura - Tecnica in campo" (January 30, 2014, Guidizzolo, Italy), to present and discuss about the latest results of the…  more

University of Foggia  —  Friday, January 17, 2014

QUAFETY dissemination at the Conference "Nature is a Perfect Machine Sustainable" (Milan, Italy)

Prof. Giancarlo Colelli (UNIFG) and Dr. Antonio Ferrante (UMIL) participated to the Conference "Nature is a Perfect Machine Sustainable" (January 21, 2014, Milan - Italy) to present and…  more

University of Foggia  —  Wednesday, January 15, 2014

E. Poverenov, R. Cohen, T. Yefremov, Y. Vinokur and V. Rodov (2014). Effects of Polysaccharide-Based Edible Coatings on Fresh-Cut Melon Quality. Acta Horticulturae (1015), 145-152.

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University of Foggia  —  Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Botticella G., Russo P., Capozzi V., Amodio M.L., Massa S., Spano G., Beneduce L. 2013. Listeria monocytogenes, biofilm formation and fresh cut produce.

Book chapter in: Microbial pathogens and strategies for combating them: science, technology and education - Editor: A. Mendez-Vilas; Vol.1, pp. 114 - 123. /click here for the…  more

University of Foggia  —  Monday, December 16, 2013

The project QUAFETY presented at Bejing, China

The kick-off meeting of TEAP (A Traceability and Early warning system for supply chain of Agricultural Product: complementarities between EU and China) took place on 10-11…  more

University of Foggia  —  Friday, December 06, 2013

QUAFETY dissemination at the workshop Food Innovation: Focus on postharvest technologies (Bari, Italy)

On 12 December 2013, at the University of Bari (Italy), will be held the workshop Food Innovation: Focus on Post Harvest Technology, organized within the project INNOFOOD EEA CNR ISPA.The…  more

University of Foggia  —  Thursday, December 05, 2013

Interview to the QUAFETY Scientific Coordinator about his participation to the SEASIA 2013

Prof. Giancarlo Colelli participated as a keynote lecturer at the II Southeast Asia Symposium on Quality Management in Postharvest Systems held these days (4-6 December 2013) in Vientiane,…  more

Portuguese Catholic University  —  Sunday, November 17, 2013

QUAFETY DEMONSTRATION ACTIVITIES IN PORTUGAL - a report including a description of main activities and showing representatives photographs

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University of Foggia  —  Thursday, November 14, 2013

QUAFETY dissemination activity within "PSR Sicilia 2007-2013"

Prof. Giancarlo Colelli presented results of the project QUAFETY to Sicilian melon growers in Roccamena (Italy), on November 11, 2013, invited by the Regional Government within the Program…  more

Portuguese Catholic University  —  Tuesday, November 12, 2013

QUAFETY Demonstration Session at Portuguese Catholic University

The Workshop "Non-Destructive Methods for Evaluation of Quality and Safety of Ready to Eat Fresh Products" will take place on November, 14th, 2013, h 09:30, at Escola Superior de…  more

University of Foggia  —  Thursday, October 17, 2013

QUAFETY dissemination at the 6th European Short Course on Fresh-cut Produce Processing

A special poster session was dedicated to QUAFETY at the "6th European Short Course on Fresh-cut Produce Processing: Nuritional Quality and Health Benfits", held in in Antalya, Turkey, on…  more

University of Milano  —  Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Results presentation at the 6th European Leaf Senescence

The results of the WP1 related to molecular quality markers in rocket have been presented as poster "Senescence associated markers to evaluate the quality in postharvest of rocketfresh cut…  more

University of Foggia  —  Saturday, October 12, 2013

Interview to the QUAFETY Scientific Coordinator on Colture Protette n.10, 2013

An interview to Giancarlo Colelli (QUAFETY Scientific Coordinator) regarding the first results of the Project QUAFETY was published on the Italian technical magazine Colture Protette (n.10,…  more

University of Foggia  —  Wednesday, October 02, 2013

Press: QUAFETY results presented at |CA|MA|2013|

A short communication ragarding dissemination activity of QUAFETY partners at |CA|MA|2013| (XI International Controlled and Modified Research Conference, 3-7 June 2013, Trani Italy), has…  more

University of Foggia  —  Tuesday, September 24, 2013

QUAFETY at the Technical Mission Europe - MAC Frut 2013

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University of Foggia  —  Wednesday, September 18, 2013

QUAFETY dissemination activity at the Department SAFE (University of Foggia)

Yesterday (17.09.2013) at the Department SAFE of the University of Foggia (Italy) took place an interesting meeting dedicated to the project QUAFETY involving representatives from…  more

University of Foggia  —  Friday, September 13, 2013

Prof. Giancarlo Colelli and Dr. Luciano Beneduce will talk about the QUAFETY results at the Workshop: Sicurezza alimentare e tutela della salute: scambi di esperienze Puglia - Quebec (Canada), (17 September 2013, Bari, Italy)

Workshop "Sicurezza alimentare e tutela della salute: scambi di esperienze Puglia Quebec (Canada)"17 September 2013, h 10.00 at Fiera del Levante, Padiglione n. 152 - Regione…  more

University of Foggia  —  Monday, September 09, 2013

Agricultural University of Athens_Posters 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 sativus) and strawberry (Fragaria ananassa)…  more

University of Foggia  —  Friday, August 09, 2013

Minute of the II Steering Committee meeting held in Athens (Greece) 12-07-2013

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University of Foggia  —  Friday, August 09, 2013

Video of QUAFETY Posters presentation within |CA|MA|2013|The International Controlled and Modified Atmosphere Research Conference (3-7 June 2013,Trani, Italy)

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Agricultural University of Athens  —  Saturday, August 03, 2013

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 strawberry (Fragaria ananassa) samples Hadjilouka A., Madjourani…  more

Agricultural University of Athens  —  Saturday, August 03, 2013

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 sativus) and strawberry (Fragaria ananassa)…  more

Agricultural University of Athens  —  Friday, August 02, 2013

Dissemination related to WP1

Dissemination of the results obtained in WP1, i.e. the prevalence of Listeria monocytogenes and Escherichia coli O157:H7 in rocket, cucumber and strawberry samples as well as the biodiversity…  more

University of Foggia  —  Thursday, August 01, 2013

Porenov E., Danino S., Horev B., Granit R., Vinokur Y., Rodov V., 2013. Layer-by-Layer Electrostatic Deposition of Edible Coating on Fresh Cut Melon Model: Anticipated and Unexpected Effects of Alginate-Chitosan Combination. Food and Bioprocess Technology

Abstract Edible coatings attract interest today as efficient and safe techniques for controlling the…  more

University of Foggia  —  Friday, July 26, 2013

Report of the QUAFETY mid-term meeting, Athens 11-12 July 2013, published on Freshplaza.com (24-07-2012)

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Agricultural University of Athens  —  Friday, July 26, 2013

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 upon the technological and managerial elements, in order to assure the…  more

University of Milano  —  Thursday, July 11, 2013

Publication accepted in Analytical Methods

The work published is referred to WP1 task 3 of the project. Cavaiuolo M., Paramithiotis S., Drosinos E.H., Ferrante A. 2013. Development and optimization of an ELISA based method to detect…  more

University of Milano  —  Sunday, July 07, 2013

Poster ELISA assay

The most part of vegetables are consumed fresh after harvest with bland washes, often inefficient to remove the pathogenic bacteria attached to the external skin or surfaces.…  more

University of Foggia  —  Monday, July 01, 2013

QUAFETY mid-term meeting, Athens 11-12 July 2013

In occasion of the mid-term period (18 months) of the QUAFETY project, all partners will meet in Athens on 11-12 July 2013. The meeting will be held at the Agricultural University of Athens,…  more

University of Foggia  —  Monday, June 24, 2013

First Quafety outcomes_Poster presentation at |CA|MA|2013| (Trani, Italy, 3-7 June 2013)

MODELING SENSORIAL AND NUTRITIONAL CHANGES TO BETTER DEFINE QUALITY AND SHELF-LIFE OF FRESH-CUT PRODUCEAuthors: Amodio, M.L., Derossi A., and Colelli,…  more

University of Foggia  —  Friday, June 14, 2013

Amodio M.L., Derossi A., Colelli G. 2013. Modelling sensorial and nutritional changes to better define quality and shelf life of fresh-cut melons. Journal of Agricultural Engineering 2013; XLIV:38-45

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FreshPlaza  —  Thursday, June 13, 2013

|CA|MA|2013|: report of the first results of European QUAFETY project

On the 3-7 June 2013, the International Controlled & Modified Atmosphere Research Conference (|CA|MA|2013|) took place in Trani (Apulia Region, Italy).Scientists, SMEs, policy makers…  more

University of Milano  —  Friday, June 07, 2013

Poster RNAseq Rocket

The implementation of rapid and non-destructive methods is necessary for the evaluation of quality in ready-to-eat leafy vegetables during harvest, postharvest and storage stages. Since…  more

University of Foggia  —  Monday, June 03, 2013

FIRST OUTCOMES FROM PROJECT QUAFETY TO BE PRESENTED AT |CA|MA|2013|

Announcement in Englishhttp://www.freshplaza.com/news_detail.asp?id=109807Announcement in Italianhttp://www.freshplaza.it/news_detail.asp?id=54744…  more

University of Foggia  —  Monday, May 27, 2013

Minute of the Technical Committee meeting_02 May 2013

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University of Foggia  —  Monday, April 29, 2013

Prof. Colelli at UCP (10-12 April 2013)

Report of the visit of Prof. Giancarlo Colelli (Scientific Coordinator of the QUAFETY Project) at the partner UCP (Universidade Catolica Portuguesa) on 10-12 April 2013.…  more

Agricultural University of Athens  —  Tuesday, March 19, 2013

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

Minutes of the WP7 Skypemeeting, held on March 11th 2013Objective: the Skypemeeting, among the WP7 leader and the partners…  more

University of Foggia  —  Monday, March 11, 2013

Minute of the WP3 telematic meeting held on 18 February 2013

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University of Foggia  —  Monday, February 11, 2013

Resume of the telematic meeting of QUAFETY WP leaders held on January 29th 2013

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University of Milano  —  Wednesday, February 06, 2013

February skype meeting

On the 12th February 2013 it is scheduledWP1 partners meeting including CU as associated partner. The agenda is based on research updates from each partner and the organization of the…  more

University of Foggia  —  Friday, February 01, 2013

Dr. Manuela Pintado from UCP visiting UNIFG

Dr. Manuela Pintado from the Universidad Catolica Portuguesa (UCP) recently visited the Department SAFE at the University of Foggia (January 28-29, 2013). She came to meet the…  more

University of Foggia  —  Thursday, January 24, 2013

Antonio Ferrante from UMIL visiting UNIFG

Antonio Ferrante from UMIL visited UNIFG on February 22 and 23 in order to coordinate the RTD acitivities within the WP1with Giuseppe Spano, andcollecting contaminated samples for UMIL…  more

FreshPlaza  —  Monday, January 14, 2013

Dissemination Report - Year 2012

After one year of QUAFETY PROJECT beginning, we report the dissemination work conducted by FRESHPLAZA. In 2012, FreshPlaza has published more than 50 articles on quality and safety of fresh-cut…  more

University of Foggia  —  Monday, November 05, 2012

News on Quafety (ita) - Colture protette Ottobre 2012

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University of Foggia  —  Thursday, October 18, 2012

Article on the participation of the company Markes in the Quafety project (eng) - Food safety and quality all wrapped up - www.americanlaboratory.com (01-10-12)

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University of Foggia  —  Sunday, October 07, 2012

Article on Quafety activities (ita) - La gazzetta del mezzogiorno (29-09-12)

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University of Foggia  —  Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Meeting between the Coordinator and FreshPlaza for Workpackage N. 8

Last Wednesday 11 July 2012, there was a meeting between the Scientific Coordinator, Professor Giancarlo Colelli, who was accompanied by a member of his research group, Dr Maria Luisa…  more

University of Foggia  —  Saturday, April 14, 2012

News on project starting (ita)- Al via il progetto quafety; Mesagne sera; 23-01-2012)

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University of Foggia  —  Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Local news on Quafety project starting (ita)- Al via Quafety: un progetto europeo su qualita e sicurezza dei prodotti di IV gamma (foggia.virgilio.it; 02-02-2012)

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University of Foggia  —  Saturday, March 10, 2012

Local news on Quafety Project starting (ita)- Al via Quafety: un progetto europeo su qualita e sicurezza dei prodotti di IV gamma (garbagnate.milanese.virgilio.it; 02-02-2012)

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University of Foggia  —  Saturday, March 10, 2012

Article on Quafety project launch (ita) - Frutta incontaminata Quafety dalla Puglia - Gazzetta del mezzogiorno (13-02-12)

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University of Foggia  —  Monday, March 05, 2012

News on Quafety project launch at Freshconex (Berlin) (eng)- aebe.com (04-02-2012)

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University of Foggia  —  Monday, March 05, 2012

Article on Quafety launch (esp) - Proyecto para profundizar en calidad y seguridad de productos listos para consumir - www.poscosecha.com (11-02-12)

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University of Foggia  —  Friday, March 02, 2012

Local news on Quafety Project Launch (ita) - Universita di Foggia e Distretto Agroalimentare presentano il

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University of Foggia  —  Friday, March 02, 2012

Communication of the University of Foggia Rector on Quafety project launch (ita) - www.rettore.unifg.it (11-02-12)

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University of Foggia  —  Thursday, March 01, 2012

Launch of Quafety - EU Project on Quality and Safety of Fresh-Cut Produce (eng) - freshplaza.com (02-02-2012)

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University of Foggia  —  Sunday, February 19, 2012

News on Quafety project launch (dutch) - www.uiennieuws.nl (10-02-12)

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University of Foggia  —  Friday, February 17, 2012

News on Quafety project launch at Fruit Logistica (Berlin) (ita) - www.zeroventiquattro.it (10-02-12)

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University of Foggia  —  Monday, February 13, 2012

Local news on Quafety project at Fruit Logistica (Berlin) (ita) - www.teleradioerre.it (10-02-2012)

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University of Milano  —  Saturday, January 01, 2011

WP1 meeting update held in Cesenatico on 26th September 2012

All partners involved in the WP1 met in Cesenatico for discussing the results obtained in the first months of the…  more

University of Milano  —  Saturday, January 01, 2011

Oral presentation in Poland

Dr. Marina Cavaiuolo post-doc at University of Milano presented as oral presentation at the 3rd International Conference "Effect of Pre- and Post-harvest Factors on Health Promoting components and…  more

University of Milano  —  Saturday, January 01, 2011

6?? Seminario Internaciona a Cartagena (Spain)

Dr. Antonio Ferrante will be presenting the QUAFETY project at the "6?? Seminario Internacional: Avances en biotecnolog?­a, tecnolog?­a y patolog?­a hortofrut?­cola postcosecha". The title of…  more

Cardiff University  —  Saturday, January 01, 2011

Presentation at "Effects of Pre-and Post-harvest Factors on Health Promoting Components and Quality of Horticultural Commodities" conference

On the 24th of March 2014 Dr Natasha D Spadafora from Cardiff University, UK has presented results on the evaluation of Volatile Organic Compounds in Rocket leaf for…  more