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Massimo Castellari

  • researcher
  • IRTA Tecnología de los Alimentos
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Research interests

PolyphenolsAlkaloidsFood AnalysisChemical Food Safety


Dr. Massimo Castellari (PhD, m) is Researcher at IRTA-Monells (Food Safety Programme). His present research area, basically Chemical Food Safety, embraces the development and validation of sampling strategies and analytical methods (UHPLC-MS/MS, GC-MS/MS, ELISA) to evaluate residues and contaminants in foods and feeds (ochratoxin A, antibiotics, anabolics, and PCBs). He is the scientific coordinator of the MUSE-Tech project (EU-FP7-KBBE; Ref. 613665) and the national coordinator of the AENOR Working Group 3 (Pesticides in fat foods) of the Normalization Technical Committee CTN34/SC4 (Food products analysis, horizontal methods). Dr. Castellari participated also in the EFSA projects GP/EFSA/CONTAM/2013/03 occurrence of pyrrolizidine alkaloids in food and GP/EFSA/BIOCONTAM/2014/01 on occurrence of tropane alkaloids in food.

Co-authors (87)

  • José Antonio Garcia-Regueiro

Professional experience


IRTA Tecnología de los Alimentos

January 2001 - Present


Universita degli Studi di Bologna Campus di Scienze degli Alimenti

January 1995 - January 2001(6 years)