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LEARNING BY EATING: THE ITALIAN WAY

Date:

11/19/2018


LEARNING BY EATING: THE ITALIAN WAY

The beneficial effects of the Mediterranean diet on health, biotechnology applied to crops and food production, digital innovations in product traceability, private sector prospects involved in food processing in terms of food safety. These are the topics discussed in the scientific seminar "Learning by Eating. The Italian way. Food safety and the effects of the Mediterranean diet on human health from a scientific, technological and commercial point of view "organized the 16th of November by the General Consulate of Italy in HCMC and the scientific Bureau of the Italian Embassy in Hanoi, within the Italian cuisine week in HCMC.
Opened by the General Consul Dante Brandi and the Embassy's scientific attachè Mariano Anderle, the seminar has seen protagonists as Prof. Licia Iacoviello and Giovanni de Gaetano Dell'IRCCS, Alessandra Guidi of University of Pisa, Nguyen Pham Huong Huyen of HCMC University of Food Industry, as well as Dr. Dao Ha Trung, CEO of the Vietnamese startup traceability via block chain TE-Food International ( already partner of the Italian Big Food) and Ilaria Turatti, last generation owner of Turatti, primary manufacturing Company of machinery for Food processing and packaging, also active in Vietnam.
The efforts of the work realized the aim to deepen the benefits of the Mediterranean diet on health, even on psychological resilience, through the "Moli-Sani" monitoring program, the state of art of biotechnology applied to the relevant agribusiness sector in Vietnam, the effective Italian model of public-private integration in food safety controls, the impact of digital innovations such as block chain and big data management in the farm-to-fork chain.


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