Advancing beef safety and quality: ProSafeBeef

Lisa Miles, Hayley Catherine Caswell

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ProSafeBeef is a 5-year integrated project funded by the European Commission under the Sixth Framework Programme. Its overall aim is to ensure that the European beef chain thrives, by conducting research in a number of areas including food safety, nutrition, consumer research and innovations in processing. This article discusses the importance of beef in the diet as a whole. Beef contains protein of high biological value and provides an important range of micronutrients, most notably B vitamins, vitamin D, zinc and iron. It is hoped that ProSafeBeef will have a significant impact on the beef industry by successfully transferring appropriate knowledge direct to the end user via its work on technology transfer, training and dissemination.
Original languageUndefined
Pages (from-to)140-144
JournalNutrition Bulletin
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2008


  • ProSafeBeef
  • beef
  • nutrition
  • nutrients

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