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 Portuguesa, University of Milan, ARO-The Volcani Center, and Cardiff University will present their latest QUAFETY results, as indicated in the following programme.

 Special session QUAFETY Project -  "1st Congress on Food Structure Design"  

16 October 2014


18:00 - 18:05. QUAFETY Project (Manuela Pintado, Catholic University, Portugal)

 

18:05 - 18:15. Effects of stresses on the regulation of glucosinolates metabolism in rocket (Diplotaxis tenuifolia L.) (Giacomo Cocetta, Milan University, Italy)

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18:15 - 18:25. Composite edible coatings to preserve the quality of fresh-cut melons (Victor Rodov, ARO-The Volcani Center, Israel)

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18:25 - 18:35.  Smelling shelf life: using volatiles to assess quality and shelf-life (Natasha Spadafora, Cardiff University, United Kingdom)

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18:35 - 18:45. Physiological and phytochemical quality of ready-to-eat rocket leaves as affected by processing, modified atmosphere and storage temperature (Ana Amaro, Catholic University, Portugal)

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At the event will be also presented the following posters about the QUAFETY results:


Amaro, A.L.; Pereira, M.J., Carvalho, S.M.P. and Pintado, M. (UCP). Fresh-cut melon nutritional and functional quality throughout the production processing line and during storage.

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Amaro, A.L.; Pereira, M.J.; Carvalho, S.M.P; Vasconcelos, M.W and Pintado, M. (UCP). Modeling the effect of oxygen availability and storage temperature on fresh-cut strawberry respiration rate.

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Pereira, M.J.; Amaro, A.L. and Pintado, M. (UCP). Phenolic compounds content and antioxidant activity of wild strawberries (Fragaria vesca L.)

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Some pictures from the QUAFETY session

Manuela Pintado (UCP)


Giacomo Cocetta (UMIL)


Victor Rodov (ARO)


Natasha Spadafora (CU)


Ana Amaro (UCP)