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Kunszabó Atilla


Atilla Kunszabó

MSc in Food Science and Technology Engineering
Department of Applied Food Science (DAFS)
Position: assistant research fellow
(1) 478-4100
Building L, II. Floor


Atilla Kunszabó graduated as a food engineer (MSc) in 2021. He obtained his degree at the Szent István University, Faculty of Food Science. Previously he worked at the Department of Risk Prevention and Education at the National Food Chain Safety Office, taking part in research and education supporting the awareness-raising activities of the institution. Currently he is a PhD student at the Doctoral School of Veterinary Sciences, and he is an assistant research fellow of the Department of Applied Food Science, which is part of the Institution of Food Chain Science.

Main research areas:

  • Food waste
  • Food safety
  • Consumer research

Professional membership:

Committee Time Post
EU Platform on Food Losses and Food Waste 2021 – member


Publication list (Top10):


  1. Kasza, G., Dorkó, A., Kunszabó, A., & Szakos, D. (2020). Quantification of household food waste in Hungary: A replication study using the FUSIONS methodology. Sustainability, 12(8), 3069.
  2. Kunszabó, A., Szakos, D., Dorkó, A., Farkas, C., & Kasza, G. (2022). Household food waste composting habits and behaviours in Hungary: a segmentation study. Sustainable Chemistry and Pharmacy, 30, 100839.
  3. Hann, M., Hayes, C. V., Lacroix-Hugues, V., Lundgren, P. T., McNulty, C., Syeda, R., Eley, C., Teixeria, P., Gennimata, D., Truninger, M., Knochel, S., Münter, L., Allison, R., Fehér, Á., Izsó, T., Kunszabó, A., Kasza, Gy., Demirjian, A. (2023). Evidence-based health interventions for the educational sector: Application and lessons learned from developing European food hygiene and safety teaching resources. Food Control, 143, 109219.
  4. Eley, C., Lundgren, P. T., Kasza, G., Truninger, M., Brown, C., Hugues, V. L., Izsó, T., Teixeria, P., Syeda, R., Ferré, N., Kunszabó, A., Nunes, C., Hayes, C., Merakou, K., McNulty, C. A. M. (2022). Teaching young consumers in Europe: a multicentre qualitative needs assessment with educators on food hygiene and food safety. Perspectives in public health, 142(3), 175-183.