European cooperation to reduce risks from persistent bacteria in food processing

5th July 2012

Dr Arthur Thompson

Dr Arthur Thompson is a partner in a recently-funded 4 year COST Action (European Cooperation in the Field of Scientific and Technical Research) coordinated by Dr. Hulya Olmez at TÜBİTAK Marmara Research Centre Food Institute, Turkey.

The aim of this new Action is the mitigation of bacterial colonisation and persistence on foods and food processing environments to achieve targeted solutions for the control of associated risks in the food industry through a multidisciplinary European network.

COST Actions provide financial support for joint activities such as conferences, short-term scientific exchanges and publications. They also afford an excellent forum for discussion and debate, and for developing future trans-national research proposals.