Research focuses professorship of food safety and consumer protection                                   

  • Etablishment of new, gentler method of decontamination

- atmospheric plasma, high pressure, microwave, infrared light and pulsed light

  • Food virology

- inactivation of viruses in food

  • Quality conventional and organic products

- microbiological quality and safety of plant and animal products

  • Development of new food

- vegetable fat substitutes, innovative drinks, eg Buffalo whey and goat whey drinks

  • Prevalence and detection of various zoonotic

for example Toxoplasma gondii, Salmonella Enteritidis, Cronobacter sakazakii


Research priorities professorship meat hygiene                                                                                

  • Parasites in meat and meat products

- development of methods for detecting Trichinella

- behavior of Alaria spp. in various meat products

  • Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies 

- detection of specific risk materials in food and feed


If you require further information on current or completed research projects, we will give you information. More details can be found in the research database of the University of Leipzig.