Project

Development of a database of conversion factors to transform foods coded according to FoodEx into Raw Agricultural Commodities

Duration
15 January 2011 → 14 July 2011
Funding
European funding: various
Research disciplines
  • Natural sciences
    • Other chemical sciences
  • Medical and health sciences
    • Nutrition and dietetics
  • Agricultural and food sciences
    • Agricultural animal production
    • Food sciences and (bio)technology
Keywords
raw agricultural commodities conversion factors food
 
Project description

The object of this study is to provide tools for the transformation of foods recorded in the EFSA Comprehensive Food Consumption Database into Raw Agricultural Commodities (RAC’s) to assess exposure to hazardous substances. The focus is to provide food conversion factors to make it possible to assess the exposure to pesticide residues analysed in RAC’s.