York Health Economics Consortium have undertaken systematic reviews and literature searches to inform systematic reviews in animal health, food and feed safety and the health effects of foods.

Recent food and food safety projects include:

  • Yoghurt and weight management;
  • Listeria and ready to eat food;
  • Uptake of Vitamin D guidance;
  • Health benefits of probiotics;
  • Animal welfare;
  • Mycoprotein.

Food and Food Safety Clients

YHEC has worked with European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), the Global Alliance for Probiotics (GAP), Danone Institute International and several major food companies to provide systematic reviews, research evidence and evidence tools.

YHEC is a partner in five EFSA Framework agreements, collaborating with a range of partners to support systematic reviews commissioned by EFSA.

YHEC is partnered with Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine and the Centre for Public Health and Zoonoses to promote the use of systematic reviews for animals and food. To find out more information on our joint work visit SYREAF.org

To find out more about YHEC’s services for food and food safety systematic reviews contact Julie Glanville.

Examples of Recent Publications

View older food and food safety publications


YHEC offer training courses on the principles of systematic reviews and literature searching. Training courses are tailored to clients’ needs and can last between one and five days according to clients’ requirements. Find out more about YHEC training.

Get in touch

To find our more about YHEC's Food and Food Safety Services please email julie.glanville@york.ac.uk or telephone +44 (0)1904 323620.