Each of us has to consume food to access the essential nutrients our body needs to properly function. Last couple of decades, several food contamination scandals have however made Europeans concerned about how much dioxins are in their plate. Despite efforts to ensure sounded food safety strategies, consumers keep seeing contamination events as devils ready to pop out of their boxes and threaten their health. How does current EU regulation enforce food safety? What are the current analytical developments implemented to ensure efficient monitoring? Where do we go from here?
Jean Francois Focant, CART – Center for Analytical Research and Technology ULG