Food research capability

Product Quality - Food Safety - Food Integrity


Institute for Global Food Security (IGFS) Queen’s University Belfast

State-of-the-art platforms for rapid identification of feed & food contamination, developing sanitisation systems, promoting global food integrity, reducing chemical & antibiotic use and enhancing sustainability & global marketability of UK agrifood products.

Mobile Sensory (Meat Quality) Laboratory

Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC), Edinburgh

Portable facility with the latest imaging and meat quality testing technologies. Supporting research into animal breeding programmes to ensure breeding objectives combine productivity, efficiency, product quality & consumer preferences.

Imaging Technology

AFBI, Belfast

Dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry for precise assessment of body & carcass composition. Thermal imaging technology for non-invasive assessment of thermal biometric changes in metabolism, assessing general stress and indicating inflammatory processes.

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