05 June 2019
A risk assessment evaluates if a food is safe to eat. Hazards and risks are evaluated by experts, but the complex assessments are sometimes misunderstood.
02 June 2017
The interactive FoodRisC e-resource centre provides information for professionals in food-related risk communication, and suggests concrete strategies for action.
21 February 2017
€30 per printed copy.
This handbook is a practical, introductory guide to the basics of food risk communication. It addresses both food risk communication in general, and in crisis situations.
30 November 2016
The language of risk has become ubiquitous over the last 20 years. High profile risk issues have attracted both policy and public attention although often with notable variations in the direction and degree of that attention, as exemplified in incidents around salmonella in eggs, BSE and GM food.
12 August 2014
Research from the EU-funded FoodRisC project into the most effective methods to communicate food risks and safety, has revealed the value of complimenting the use of traditional communication channels with social media...
30 October 2013
A case study of digital media strategies of the UK-based Food Standards Agency, by researchers from the FoodRisC project, has revealed that their approach has helped in responding to the public and encouraging education...
30 April 2013
Media use in times of crisis has changed from one-way communication to multi-way interactions since the introduction of social media, such as Twitter, forums and blogs...
21 December 2011
Organised by the International Life Sciences Institute (ILSI) Europe from October 5th to October 7th 2011, the Functional Foods Symposium in Prague drew together an international group of experts to review and debate advances...
14 April 2011
Food safety is key for public health and thus the communication of food safety and risk is essential. A paper published in the journal Public Understanding of Science compares two country experiences...