Paul Brereton

Professor

  • Room 0G.106 - Biological Sciences

    United Kingdom

19992021

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Paul Brereton is a senior scientist working at the science-policy interface. He has over 30 years’ experience of applied research in the area of food safety and quality.

 

As well as leading numerous national activities, Paul has co-ordinated two of the world’s largest research projects in the area of food authenticity and traceability: the €20M TRACE project (tracing the origin of food) and, FOODINTEGRITY, a €12M EU-sponsored research project that aims to address—at a European level—many of the gaps identified during the recent horsemeat incident.

 

Paul has published over 70 peer-reviewed papers on food safety and quality and edited the book “New analytical approaches for verifying the origin of food” (Elsevier). He has close links with the food industry, UK Public sector, academia and the European Commission.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

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