National Institute for Food and Nutrition Science - The main regulatory, research and educational centre of food and
nutrition sciences. The institute focuses on public health in relation to human nutrition, food technology, nutritional environment and hygiene. It is also responsible for the notification of food supplements, foods for particular nutritional uses (infant formulae, complementary foods, gluten free foods, etc.), cosmetics and biocides used in food industry and mass catering.
The activities also include education, research, scientifically based risk assessments and advisory services to Hungarian and international authorities and industries. The Institute regularly monitors food consumption patterns and provide analytical services based on accredited and standardised analysis methods.