This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 861915.



Publications Posters Oral / webinar / Seminars etc

Fengou, Lemonia-Christina, Panagiotis Tsakanikas, and George-John E. Nychas (2021). “Rapid detection of minced pork and chicken adulteration in fresh, stored and cooked ground meat.” Food Control 125 (2021): 108002 

Bing Gao, Xiaodong Xu, Lujia Han, Xian Liu F (2021)A novel near infrared spectroscopy analytical strategy for meat and bone meal species discrimination based on the insight of fraction composition complexity Food Chem 344, 128645

Fengou, Lemonia-Christina, Alexandra Lianou, Panagiοtis Tsakanikas, Fady Mohareb, and George-John E. Nychas (2021). “Detection of Meat Adulteration Using Spectroscopy-Based Sensors.” Foods 10, no. 4 (2021): 861

Bing Gao, Shuai Xu, Lujia Han, Xian Liu (2021) FT-IR-based quantitative analysis strategy for target adulterant in fish oil multiply adulterated with terrestrial animal lipid Food Chem 343, 128420

Dourou, D., Spyrelli, E.D., Doulgeraki, A.I., Argyri, A.A., Grounta, A., Nychas, G-J.E., Chorianopoulos, N-G., Tassou, C.C., (2021) Microbiota of Chicken Breast and Thigh Fillets Stored under Different Refrigeration Temperatures Assessed by Next-Generation Sequencing. Foods 10,765

Weiwei Jiang, Jinghui Fang, Meirong Du, Yaping Gao, Jianguang Fang Zengjie Jiang a,b, (2021) Integrated transcriptomics and metabolomics analyses reveal benzo[a] pyrene enhances the toxicity of mercury to the Manila clam, Ruditapes philippinarum. Ecotoxicology and Envirn Saf. 213, 112038

Lianou, A., Raftopoulou, O., Spyrelli, E., Nychas, G.-J.E. (2021) Growth of listeria monocytogenes in partially cooked battered chicken nuggets as a function of storage temperature. Foods 10(3), 533 

Chenxiao Lang, Yimin Zhang, Yanwei Mao, Xiaoyin Yang, Xiaoyun Wang, Xin Luo, Pengcheng Dong, Lixian Zhu (2021) Acid tolerance response of Salmonella during simulated chilled beef storage and its regulatory mechanism based on the PhoP/Q system. Food Microb 95, 103716 

Yunge Liu, Lina Wu, Jina Han, Pengcheng Dong, Xin Luo, Yimin Zhang, and Lixian Zhu (2021) Inhibition of Biofilm Formation and Related Gene Expression of Listeria monocytogenes in Response to Four Natural Antimicrobial Compounds and Sodium Hypochlorite. Frontiers in Microb 11, 617473 

Yangtai Liu, Xiang Wang, Baolin Liu, Qingli Dong (2021) Microrisk Lab: an online freeware for predictive microbiology  doi: bioRxiv preprint

Souad CHRISTIEANS, Arnaud JOFFE, Charlène LENEVEU-JENVRIN ET Laurent PICGIRARD (2021) Les technologies digitales pour concevoir un système international de la gestion et du management de la sécurité sanitaire des aliments.

Dourou et al., 2021.Non-Invasive Rapid Assessment Of Chicken Liver Spoilage Through FTIR Spectroscopy. Poster at World Microbe Forum 20-24/6/2021, No. 2021-A-4646-MICROBE.

Grounta et al. 2021, Spoilage Assessment Of Chicken Burgers At Isothermal And Dynamic Temperature Conditions By FTIR Spectroscopy. Poster at World Microbe Forum 20-24/6/2021, No. 2021-A-7103-MICROBE


IAFP 16/3/2021 at 10,00 am -11,00am (US Eastern Time)
Title of WEBINAR: “Data Science in the Food Industry”
Language: English
Participants: 300

Both Slides and presentation can be found in the following links (available only to IAFP members).


Title of Webinar: Process Analytical Technology and its implementation of Meat Sector
Language: Greek
Participants: 78



FoodOmicsGR 20/4/2021

15:00 – 15:45
Implementation of data science in food safety and quality
Prof. George – John Nychas
BSc, PhD & DSc, Lab of Microbiology and Biotechnology of Foods, Agricultural University of Athens, Athens (GR)



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