Entitled Using tactile cold perceptions as an indicator of food safety - a hazardous choice, the most recent publication of SafeConsume talks about consumers practices for monitoring temperature by tactile perception and puts into evidence the situations where consumers could be at risk due to misevaluation of refrigerated food and surfaces real temperature, a situation indicating the necessity for better monitoring of cold food chain at domestic level.

The paper is published in Food Control, the official scientific journal of the European Federation of Food Science and Technology (EFFoST) and the International Union of Food Science and Technology (IUFoST), an international journal that provides essential information for those involved in food safety and process control and has an impact factor of 4.248.

The authorship belongs to Daniela Borda (first author), Loredana Dumitrascu (corresponding author), Octavian Augustin Mihalache and Anca IoanaNicolau, a team from the Faculty of Food Science and Engineering from the University Dunarea de Jos of Galati (UGAL), PaulaTeixeira from the Universidade Católica Portuguesa (UCP), and Solveig Langsrud from Nofima.

Although being a scientific publication, it can be read by lay public too as it addresses consumers behaviour. To read the paper, please follow https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodcont.2019.107069.