TOXIC BODY

Line of Research of the University of Barcelona Food Observatory

TOXIC BODY

Line of Research of the University of Barcelona Food Observatory

TOXIC BODY

Line of Research of the University of Barcelona Food Observatory

TOXIC BODY

Toxic Body

is an interdisciplinary line of research that studies the social perception of the risks and hazards of contamination by Persistent Toxic Compounds (PTC). Its focus is on the analysis of the interrelations between corporeality, health and food. This line is integrated in the Body, Food and Environmental Health area of the University of Barcelona Food Observatory.

RESEARCH

Projects
ToxicBody: Sociocultural ethno-epidemiology of internal pollution by Persistent Toxic Compounds (PTC) in Spain'

2018-2020 Research project

‘Perception of the risk of contamination by PTC through feeding in pregnant and lactating women: MUMFOOD study’, funded by Servicio de Salud Andaluz de la Consejería de Salud.

Food consumption and health

2017 Research project

‘Food consumption and health: impact on maternal and child health of Persistent Toxic Compounds found in food’, funded by the Barcelona City Council through the Food Observatory.
Trust and responsibility in food consumption of pregnant and breastfeeding women in Spain

2014-2017 R+D+i Project

‘Trust and responsibility in food consumption of pregnant and breastfeeding women in Spain: narratives and ethnographies about the risks of internal pollution by PTC’, funded by the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness (CSO2014-58144-P).
ToxicBody: Sociocultural ethno-epidemiology of internal pollution by Persistent Toxic Compounds (PTC) in Spain'

2010-2013 R+D+i Project

‘ToxicBody: Sociocultural ethno-epidemiology of internal pollution by Persistent Toxic Compounds (PTC) in Spain’, funded by the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation (CSO 2010-18661).

Contact

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Universitat de Barcelona

Departament d’Antropologia Social

c/ Montalegre, 1-6

08001 Barcelona

 

 

 

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