Professor Rudolf Krska

University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (BOKU)

Mitigating Food Security Concerns with Advanced Mass Spectrometry

Rudolf Krska, from the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, introduces the latest advances in food safety and security, In this interview, he discusses the types of contaminants that potentially occur in the food chain and explains how the latest integrated approaches using high-resolution mass spectrometry can help mitigate these issues.

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Professor Rudolf Krska
Food Integrity

Professor Rudolf Krska

Biography

Rudolf Krska is full professor for (Bio-)Analytics and Organic Trace Analysis at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (BOKU More

Professor Rudolf Krska

University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (BOKU)

Rudolf Krska is full professor for (Bio-)Analytics and Organic Trace Analysis at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (BOKU). He is head of the Center for Analytical Chemistry at the Department of Agrobiotechnology (IFA-Tulln) at BOKU with around 50 staff. As a member of JECFA (Joint Expert Committee for Food Additives) of the FAO/WHO, he has evaluated the impact of trichothecene mycotoxins on humans. In 2010, Rudolf worked for one year as A/Chief of Health Canada's Food Research Division. He has received 10 scientific awards and is (co‑)author of more than 280 SCI publications (h-index: 50). Currently, Prof. Krska is coordinator of the European Commission-funded project MyToolBox (Safe Food and Feed through an Integrated ToolBox for Mycotoxin Management) with 23 partners and a funding volume of more than €5 million