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BRAFO is a research project developing benefit-risk analysis for foods. It is funded by the European Commission, DG Research under the Sixth Framework Programme (FP6), Priority 5, Food Quality and Safety. It is co-ordinated by ILSI Europe.
The objectives of the project are
- To develop a framework that allows quantitative comparison of human health risks and benefits of foods and food compounds based on a common scale of measurement
- To test the developed methodology(ies) on selected case studies
- To adjust the model(s) according to the outcomes of the case studies
- To disseminate results to as wide audience as possible
The duration of the project is 1 September 2007 – 31 August 2010.