09 June 2023

Fréjus France

Scientific Workshop 2011 of INRA's Animal Health Division

The 10th edition of JAS (Journées d'Animation Scientifique) of the Animal Health division of INRA (Santé Animale) were held in Fréjus, France.

08 June 2023

By: Service communication/RGV

Laura Soler-Vasco : the impact of mycotoxins on human and animal health

Laura Soler-Vasco, from Spain to Toulouse, a passionate researcher who studies the toxicity of major and emerging mycotoxins, in order to assess their interaction and identify biomarkers of their toxic effect.

08 June 2023

By: CG/Intranet AlimH Division

Toxalim was present at the INRAE-GIGA Seminar on intestinal microbiota in Liège, Belgium

INRAE's AlimH department and the GIGA Institute of Liège continued their interactions on Jan. 19, 2023 during a joint seminar devoted to host-microbiome interactions in different health and disease contexts. Toxalim was represented by Vassilia Theodorou (NGN Team)

08 June 2023


The mechanics of the liver, a receptor history

Toxalim's "Integrative Toxicology and Metabolism" team investigates dietary and environmental factors that influence lipid metabolism and its role in liver diseases, taking into account sex-related differences to better adapt prevention against metabolic and inflammatory diseases.

08 June 2023


Scientific seminar for the 10th anniversary of Toxalim

TOXALIM, Research Centre in Food Toxicology (UMR1331, INRA/ENVT/EI Purpan/UPS) celebrates the 10th anniversary of its creation and organizes a half-day of scientific conferences. This will be an opportunity to reflect on current issues related to food toxicology, environmental health and food in general.

08 June 2023


The 43rd Mycotoxin Workshop was held in Toulouse from May 30 to June 1, 2022

More than 180 scientists from 21 countries gathered in a prestigious place in Toulouse, the Hôtel-Dieu Saint-Jacques for the 43rd Mycotoxin Workshop organized on behalf of the "Society for Mycotoxin Research" by several Toulouse research groups around Isabelle Oswald and Olivier Puel and their "Biosynthesis and Toxicity of Mycotoxins" team from Toxalim, in cooperation with the Chemical Engineering Laboratory, the Purpan School of Engineering and the Pharma-DEV laboratory, IRD, UPS.

08 June 2023

By: Service Communication/RGV

Portrait: Sandrine Bruel, from the analysis of toxic compounds to human health preservation

Sandrine Bruel is an INRAE research technician at Toxalim's "Metabolism and Xenobiotics" team. She is responsible for applying different chemical and biochemical methods to investigate the effect of toxic compounds in food safety studies to ensure consumer health.

08 June 2023


Titanium dioxide (TiO2) : evidence of its toxicity

In an opinion published on 6 May 2021, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) concludes that E171 (titanium dioxide) is no longer considered safe when used as a food additive. Their opinion is based in particular on pioneering research conducted by researchers of team ENTeRisk in collaboration with team PPCF at Toxalim (INRAE Occitanie-Toulouse).

08 June 2023

By: Service Communication

"Women and men of science" the 50 years photo exhibition takes place at Toxalim

The "Women and men of science" exhibition, created as part of the 50th anniversary of the INRAE Occitanie-Toulouse center, is being exported to 180 chemin de Tournefeuille in the premises of the Toxalim unit. Installed from April 7 and made up of 50 photographs, it honors INRAE agents in Toulouse and allows visitors to discover the diversity of activities carried out at our center.

08 June 2023

By: Equipe Com/RGV

Portrait: Justine Ferey, imaging research engineer on the 1st "timsTOF fleX" mass spectrometer installed in France.

Within the AXIOM platform of Toxalim, Justine Ferey is working on the development of mass spectrometry (MSI) imaging techniques
Equipe PPCA Toxalim

08 June 2023


Toxalim "Prevention and promotion of carcinogenesis by food" team, awarded the INRAE "Research Impact 2020" collective laurel

The PPCF team, recognized for its expertise, generates scientific data, sheds light on debates and advises public decision-makers and manufacturers. Its research directly benefits our health and the future of the meat and processed-meats economic sector.

08 June 2023

By: INRA Presse/RGV

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (I.B.S)

IBS is a chronic digestive disorder characterized by abdominal pain and transit disorders. Among the nutritional factors at fault, there is a set of small sugars, fermentable by the intestinal microbiota, known as FODMAP.

08 June 2023


Kick-Off of Obemirisk project (EFSA), June 24, 2019 in Parma, Italy

Toxalim research teams ENTeRisk, MeX and AXIOM participate in the Obemirisk project funded by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and coordinated by the University of Granada (Spain).

08 June 2023

By: Inra/RGV

PrediTox, the start-up that evaluates the carcinogenic potential of your compounds

An ability to evaluate the carcinogenic potential of compounds at a very early stage is an important challenge for all pharmaceutical, cosmetics, chemicals or even agrifood companies that are trying to create new products.
Ciag 12/2018

08 June 2023

By: ServicePresse Inra / RGV

Food Contaminants: Emerging Approaches to Identify and Prevent Risk

Consumer's food and nutitional security and safety must be ensured for daily consumption for a lifetime. However, risk assessment in food remains complex and faces methodological limitations.
13th INRA Awards ceremony

08 June 2023

By: Inra/RGV

Isabelle Oswald, 2018 winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award.

The grand prize of Agricultural Research this year rewards Isabelle Oswald, world expert in mushroom toxins, which present in 50% of our food, constitute a real public health issue.
Epi de maïs

08 June 2023

By: Inra Service de Presse/RGV

MON 810 and NK603 GM Maize: No Effects Detected on Rat Health or Metabolism

A diet based on MON 810 or NK603 transgenic maize does not affect the health or metabolism of rats, under the conditions of the GMO 90+ project
Red Meat

08 June 2023

By: Inra Sevice Presse/RGV

Marinate red meat to limit the risk of colorectal cancer

A nutritional prevention track to limit the risk of cancer induced by the iron of the red meat by transforming and consuming meat differently.
Male mice liver - steatosis

08 June 2023

By: Inra Service Presse/RGV

Cocktail effect of low dose pesticide mixture in food : gender-related metabolic disturbances

Male mice exposed to pesticides gain weight and become diabetic. Female mice are protected from these effects but exhibit other metabolic disturbances.
Muqueuse intestinale

08 June 2023

By: Inra Actualités/RGV

Titanium dioxide does not weaken intestinal mucus

INRA TOXALIM and MICALIS research units, in collaboration with CNRS teams, investigated the potential effects on the intestinal mucus of TiO2, an additive present in nanoparticulate form in foods. Their results have just been published in the Journal of Nanobiotechnology.

08 June 2023


Nanotechnologies & nanomaterials in food : assets, risks, perspectives

The work of Toxalim's EnteRisk team is cited in the Center's analysis note #120