In correspondence with BaSeFood end, the congress
Traditional Food International (TFI-2012) has taken place in Cesena (Italy), on October 4-5 2012
At this link you can find:
(Sustainable exploitation of bioactive components from the Black Sea Area traditional foods) is a collaborative research program funded by the European Commission within Theme 2: Food, agriculture and fisheries, and biotechnology
Seventh Framework Programme.
The BaSeFood research Consortium consists of 13 partners. Six are from all the coastal nations of the Black Sea Area: Russia, Ukraine (2), Romania, Bulgaria, Turkey and Georgia. The others are from Italy (2), United Kingdom, Greece, Portugal and Serbia.
BaSeFood was launched on April 1st, 2009, and will last three years.
BaSeFood structure and activities have been developed around the following points, inherent to two key concepts of bioactive substances and traditional foods :
From an operative point of view, BaSeFood will contribute at scientifically studying bioactives of Black sea area traditional foods by means of rigorous analytical and biological assays, in the context of unifying methodologies and data acquisition, but also considering a vast array of characteristics of traditional foods and consumers issues, in order to put health claims in a favourable context , to be properly understood by people and exploited by stakeholders.
BaSeFood will refer to two running FP6 programs:
TRUEFOOD, from which methodologies and basic concepts will be mutuated.
The tuning of BaSeFood activities to broad range international priorities will be supported by a pool of External Advisors.