Sai cosa mangi? Qualità, sicurezza e rintracciabilità degli alimenti
Quality, safety, traceability, authenticity and origin are the key words for agrofood. Quality, in its widest meaning of increased possession of positive characteristics; safety, as absence of hazards arising from food consumption and reduced risk of taking toxic or harmful substances through diet; traceability, as opportunity to document the history of a product along the supply chain, from farm to fork, and to prevent frauds and sophistications; authenticity, with the definition of the origin of food, guaranteeing its geographical, botanical or zoological origin.
Researcher at the ENEA Biotechnology and Agroindustry Division. Graduated in Chemistry with a PhD in Analytical Chemistry, she concluded the courses & research activities of a second PhD in Agriculture, Food and Environment. Specialist on atomic spectroscopic and mass spectrometry techniques and Metrology, she conducts R&D activities on: Reference Materials and Methods; measurement uncertainty; food quality, safety, traceability and authenticity; chemical risk assessment. Member of the Eurachem Working Group on Reference Materials, IMEKO TC23 Metrology in Food and Nutrition, UNI Committee General Metrology and the Technical Scientific Committee of the public-private consortium Ce.R.T.A. (Regional Centers for Alimentary Technology). Awarded with the Premio Leonardo UGIS for “research and its communication” on 2014. She is the Coordinator of the Research Infrastructure METROFOOD-RI (ESFRI Roadmap 2018, Domain Health & Food).