11 May 2023 EVENT

Imptox investigates micro- and nanoplastics in food safety: Join us in Brazil at Internacionaliza UFRJ 2030

Imptox researcher Andreja Rajkovic will talk about the microbial and toxicological aspects of pollutants and their implications for food safety.  

We are delighted to announce an upcoming talk by Imptox researcher, Andreja Rajkovic from Ghent University, who will delve into the fascinating topic of "Microbial and Toxicological Aspects of Microplastics and Nanoplastics in Food Safety." His talk will take place on May 12th at 3pm at the "Internacionaliza UFRJ 2030" event hosted by the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro.

The "Internacionaliza UFRJ 2030" event is a remarkable gathering that celebrates the accomplishments of UFRJ's Internationalization Program. This event focuses on the multidimensional nature of UFRJ, encompassing research, technology, and innovation, with a particular emphasis on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) outlined in the 2030 Agenda.

Although physical attendance may not be feasible for everyone due to geographical limitations, we encourage you to stay engaged as we delve into the pressing topic of microplastics and nanoplastics in food safety. Andreja Rajkovic's talk promises to provide invaluable insights into the microbial and toxicological aspects of these pollutants and their implications for our food supply.

Stay connected for updates and further resources regarding Andreja's research and the broader issue of microplastics and nanoplastics. Together, let's deepen our understanding of this global issue and explore potential solutions to ensure the safety of our food and the well-being of our planet.