Education And Research

Food sciences education is shared among four universities. The Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry at the University of Helsinki is concentrated on food technology, food chemistry, microbiology, and nutrition; the Department of Food and Environmental Hygiene in the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, the University of Helsinki, focuses on food hygiene. Other branches are food chemistry in the University of Turku, nutrition in the University of Kuopio, and food technology and chemistry in the Helsinki University of Technology. Research on food science and technology is carried out in the preceding universities as well as in four governmental research institutes and two private institutes. The governmental institutes include the Agricultural Research Centre of Finland (MTT), National Public Health Institute (KTL), National Veterinary and Food Research Institute (EELA), and VTT Biotechnology and Food Research. The private institutes are the Meat Research Institute and Potato Research Institute. Universities and governmental institutes have organized postgraduate education, and in 1994 the Finnish Graduate School on Applied Bioscience: Bioengineering, Food & Nutrition, Environment (ABS) was founded. A total of 154 graduate students registered in the ABS Graduate School in 1998.

Homemade Pet Food Secrets

Homemade Pet Food Secrets

It is a well known fact that homemade food is always a healthier option for pets when compared to the market packed food. The increasing hazards to the health of the pets have made pet owners stick to containment of commercial pet food. The basic fundamentals of health for human beings are applicable for pets also.

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