Workshop on risk assessment of microplastics in food

Posted on 20-06-2024

Two researchers of TecnATox, Dr. Jordi Sierra and Dr. Joaquim Rovira, were invited by the Catalan Food Safety Agency (ACSA) as speakers for the XI Workshop of Risk Assessment in the Food Chain.


This year, the event was focused on the presence of microplastics in food, an emerging risks for the whole population. Dr. Sierra's presentation was entitled Microplastics as emerging pollutants: Environmental behavior and health effects, while Dr. Rovira talked about the Analysis and characterization of microplastics in bivalves cultivated in Catalonia: Effect of the debugging process.


The workshop was held in the meeting room of the Salvany building (Public Health Agency of Catalonia) last June 19.