Search for dissertations about: "food safety"

Showing result 16 - 20 of 83 swedish dissertations containing the words food safety.

  1. 16. Assessing eczema and food allergy in young children

    Author : Irene Devenney; Karin Fälth-Magnusson; Arne Høst; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; atopy; eczema; food allergy; nitric oxide; oral food challenge; skin prick test; Paediatric medicine; Pediatrisk medicin;

    Abstract : Background: Atopic disease is an increasing problem. Eczema affects 10-20% of young children, and 33-37% of children with eczema are food allergic. Among other factors, nitric oxide (NO) is thought to play a role in eczema and food allergy. READ MORE

  2. 17. From Common Market to Social Europe? : Paradigm Shift and Institutional Change in European Union Policy on Food, Asbestos & Chemicals, and Gender Equality

    Author : Marcus Carson; Barbara Hobson; Neil Fligstein; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Policy paradigm; public policy; European Union; new institutionalism; food safety; BSE; chemicals policy; gender equality; domestic violence; Sociology; Sociologi;

    Abstract : This dissertation takes up developments in European Union policymaking that indicate important shifts from an emphasis on prioritizing markets and economic arrangements to a greater recognition and competing prioritization of what can be broadly characterized as "social" concerns. Potentially sweeping changes are taking place in EU policy in the areas of food safety, chemicals, and gender equality. READ MORE

  3. 18. Utilization of Wild Fruit in Mozambique – Drying of Vangueria infausta (African medlar)

    Author : Eulália Chiau; Livsmedelsteknik; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Vangueria infausta; drying; maltodextrin; sucrose; softener; toughness; solar-assisted pervaporation; aroma; crystallization; water activity;

    Abstract : Vangueria infausta (African medlar) is a wild fruit found in southern and central Mozambique. The ripe fruit has a leathery skin enclosing three to five seeds embedded in a soft pulp that tastes like apple. It plays an important role in the diet of the rural population and has the potential for commercial use. READ MORE

  4. 19. Solar Assisted Pervaporation (SAP) : A process using membrane pouches and solar energy for the dehydration and preservation of fruit juices in rural and remote areas

    Author : Randi Phinney; Institutionen för livsmedelsteknik; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; membrane; pervaporation; fruit preservation; solar drying; heat and mass transfer; coupling effects;

    Abstract : Drying has been used for thousands of years to preserve foods. One of the first methods used was open air sun drying which exposes foods directly to solar radiation and ambient air. This method is still used today around the world but it remains underdeveloped on the small-scale for two main reasons. READ MORE

  5. 20. Chemical analysis to promote the use of wild fruits from Mozambique

    Author : Telma Magaia; Livsmedelsteknik; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; pulps; kernels; consumption; fat; protein; minerals; dietary fibre;

    Abstract : Abstract Wild fruit trees have significant cultural and socio-economic value in rural areas of Mozambique. Most of the wild fruits are seasonal and are available mainly in the wet season. Generally they have a short shelf-life and are eaten fresh or after minimal processing; the most common method of preservation is sun-drying. READ MORE