Editorial to selected papers from the International Conference IMEKOFOODS 2016
This special section of ACTA IMEKO is dedicated to a selection of papers related to the International Conference IMEKOFOODS “Metrology Promoting Objective and Measurable Food Quality and Safety”, which took place in Benevento (Italy) on 2015, organised by the University of Sannio, ENEA (the Italian National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and Sustainable Economic Development) and the IMEKO TC 23 “Metrology in Food and Nutrition”. The general objective is to promote the discussion, the scientific debate and the encounter between the different realities that revolve around the "world of measures", promoting the harmonization and integration and addressing the "world of research" to the emerging needs of the civil society and the productive sectors. In particular, this issue contains 2 papers representing the extended versions and advancements of selected papers presented at the 2nd IMEKOFOODS Conference.
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