University College Dublin, Ireland

Contact person:

Prof. John O’Doherty
Dr. Alan Kelly


Role in the project:

Professor John O’Doherty and Dr Alan Kelly will conduct the feeding trials in pigs and cattle respectively which will investigate and compare the effect of fortification of feedstuffs with vitamin D2 versus D3 as well as with powdered vitamin D2-enriched mushrooms in the cattle and pig feed-stuffs on vitamin D3 and 25- hydroxyvitamin D in resulting meats (Task 7.4).

About University College Dublin:

The UCD College of Agriculture, Food Science and Veterinary Medicine was formed in 2011 by bringing together Agriculture and Food Sciences and Veterinary Sciences to create the only academic institution in Ireland that delivers education and research on the complete food chain from initial on farm production through processing to final consumption by the consumer.