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Findings from Food Research Institute in Food Composition and Analysis Reported

June 26, 2014

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Food Weekly News -- Investigators discuss new findings in Food Composition and Analysis. According to news originating from Bratislava, Slovakia, by VerticalNews correspondents, research stated, "DaRiS, a new food composition database management system (FCDBMS), has been developed for documentation of food composition data in Slovakia. The database organisation conforms to the existing requirements on food composition data structure, notably EuroFIR recommendations."

Our news journalists obtained a quote from the research from Food Research Institute, "In this first phase, the software is designated solely for collection and storage of original data. The main goal of the system is to create a tool for effective food composition data documentation with respect to source, how acquired, method, relevance and quality. In addition, the system was developed to include the existing Slovak food composition database with its former arrangement."

According to the news editors, the research concluded: "The paper describes the new system which can be easily utilised also internationally."

For more information on this research see: The Slovak national food composition database: New management system DaRiS. Journal of Food Composition and Analysis, 2014;34(1):26-38. Journal of Food Composition and Analysis can be contacted at: Academic Press Inc Elsevier Science, 525 B St, Ste 1900, San Diego, CA 92101-4495, USA. (Elsevier -; Journal of Food Composition and Analysis -

The news correspondents report that additional information may be obtained from J. Porubska, VUP Food Res Inst, Natl Agr & Food Center, Slovak Food Composit Data Bank, Bratislava 82475 26 26, Slovakia. Additional authors for this research include A. Giertlova, M. Morochovicova, E. Kovacikova and O. Porubsky.

Keywords for this news article include: Europe, Slovakia, Bratislava, Food Composition and Analysis

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