Conservation and food security

 

IRTA works in food safety and conservation mainly through the Food Safety and Functionality program, but also through Food Quality and Technology and Postharvest in the case of fruits and vegetables.

The center of IRTA Monells hold the facilities and the research staff, along with the IRTA Fruitcentre (for postharvest of fruit and vegetables).

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  • Riudavets, J., Castane, C., Agusti, N., del Arco, L., Diaz, I., & Castellari, M. (2020). Development and Biomass Composition of Ephestia kuehniella (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae), Tenebrio molitor (Coleoptera:Tenebrionidae), and Hermetia illucens (Diptera: Stratiomyidae) Reared on Different Byproducts of the Agri-Food Industry. Journal of Insect Science, 20(4), 8, Article 17. Conservation and food security
  • Jofré, A., Latorre-Moratalla, M., Garriga, M., & Bover-Cid, S. (2019). Domestic refrigerator temperatures in Spain: Assessment of its impact on the safety and shelf-life of cooked meat products. Food Research International, 126, 108578. doi:10.1016/j.foodres.2019.108578 http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12327/474 Conservation and food security
  • Coll-Brasas, E., Arnau, J., Gou, P., Lorenzo, J., García-Pérez, J., & Fulladosa, E. (2019). Effect of high pressure processing temperature on dry-cured hams with different textural characteristics. Meat Science, 152, 127-133. doi:10.1016/j.meatsci.2019.02.014 http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12327/294 Conservation and food security
  • Serra-Castello, C., Jofre, A., Garriga, M., & Bover-Cid, S. (2020). Modeling and designing a Listeria monocytogenes control strategy for dry-cured ham taking advantage of water activity and storage temperature. Meat Science, 165, 8, Article 108131. Conservation and food security
  • Bover-Cid, S. ; Belletti, N.; Aymerich, T. ; Garriga, M. (2017). Modelling the impact of water activity and fat content of dry-cured ham on the reduction of Salmonella enterica by high pressure processing. Meat Science 123 :120-125 Conservation and food security