NOTE! This site uses cookies and similar technologies.

If you not change browser settings, you agree to it. Learn more

I understand

Legal Notice
Disclaimer

Giovannisogari.com is a personal site considered as a resource for information about food and beverage, consumer’ behavior for food choices, nutrition and health habits, sustainability and other relevant issues surrounding the global food system.
The views expressed are my own personal views. All data and information provided on this site is for informational purposes only. All comments of posts are subject to review. I will reserve the right to accept, reject, remove or edit any postings in our sole discretion, including those that are off the subject or not in English.
I will maintain this website to enhance public access to information about my thoughts and initiatives in general. My goal is to keep this information timely and accurate.
It is my goal to minimize disruption caused by technical errors. However, if errors are brought to my attention, I will try to correct them.
 
 
Copyright notice and personal data protection
The domain of this website is registered. Any unpermitted use of the domain name and logo may be considered as an infringement.
Unless otherwise indicated, re-use of content on the website for non-commercial purposes is permitted free of charge, provided that the source is clearly acknowledged.
However, I accept no responsibility or liability whatsoever for the re-use of content accessible on its website.

Any inquiries about re-use of content on this website should be addressed by email to giovanni.sogari@unipr.it
When you send such a message, your personal data is collected only to the extent necessary to reply. If the management team of the mailbox is unable to answer your question, it will forward your e-mail to another service. You will be informed, via e-mail, about which service your question has been forwarded to. If you have any questions about the processing of your e-mail and related personal data, do not hesitate to include them in your message.
I reserve the right to change, modify or update this policy at any time without notice. Any substantial changes in the way we use your personal information will be posted on this site.

Cookies
Some pages of this website may use cookies. Most websites do this too.

What are cookies?
A cookie is a small text file that a website saves onyour computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don't have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.

How do we use cookies?
A number of my pages may use cookies to remember:
if you have already replied to a survey pop-up that asks you if the content was helpful or not (so you won't be asked again) if you have agreed (or not) to our use of cookies on this site.
Also, some videos embedded in my pages may use a cookie to anonymously gather statistics on how you got there and what videos you visited.
Enabling these cookies is not strictly necessary for the website to work but it will provide you with a better browsing experience. You can delete or block these cookies, but if you do that some features of this site may not work as intended. The cookie-related information is not used to identify you personally and the pattern data is fully under our control. These cookies are not used for any purpose other than those described here.

Do I use other cookies?
Some of our pages may use additional or different cookies to the ones described above. If so, the details of these will be provided in their specific cookies notice page. You may be asked for your agreement to store these cookies.

How to control cookies
You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish - for details, see aboutcookies.org. You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functionalities may not work.

This  website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies" to help the website analyse how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Dear colleagues,

I would like to share with you some very interesting events and calls just around the corner.

Next AIEAA Conference will be held in Pistoia next 13-14 June with the title: “Tomorrow’s Food: Diet transition and its implications on health and the environment”.  The 8th AIEAA Congress will therefore focus on the conundrum represented by the interaction of economic development, nutrition and health, and sustainability. Sustainable diets are intended to address the increasing health and environmental concerns related to food production and consumption. New evidence is needed on the effectiveness of public policies for sustainable diets. Participants intending to present a paper are requested to submit a long abstract (minimum 1500 words; maximum 2,000 words) before February 15, 2019.

EIT Food Innovator Fellowship aims at identifying talents worldwide with creative and innovative potential, wishing to expand their skill repertoire through advanced training for the development of an innovative idea with significant impact in the food sector. The formation of the Innovator Fellowship teams will be performed by gathering about 50 individual talents in a hackathon context. Each postdoc aiming will be given the possibility to pitch his/her idea to the other talents to form an EIT Food Innovator Fellowship team. Winning this competition will lead the successful team to a high-level training conducted by the three project's partner organizations. Participants and mentors will work hand-in-hand to have the project proposal finalized. If you are interested, o not hesitate to ask clarifications at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The 23rd ECF will take place on February 16th, 2019 from 9am to 4pm on the campus of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), in Cambridge, MA. The fair will be open to students from all universities and young professionals interested in working for European organizations, both in Europe and in the US. If you have any questions, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 Professor Laura Gasco (University of Turin), Guest Editor of the Special Issue of Animals (ISSN 2076-2615) “Insects: Alternative Protein Source for Animal” welcomes original manuscripts that address any aspects of insects as alternative protein source for animal feed are invited for this Special Issue. In particular, aspects such as optimal inclusion levels, insect meal digestibility, impact on product quality, animal health benefits, immune response, consumer perception and acceptance of insects in animal feeds. Deadline for manuscript submissions: 28 February 2019