2022 Top Stories | News
Search for publications on quality assessment (incl. grey literature)
EuroFIR is working on a 3-year EFSA project to produce an Open Access FCDB for 16 European countries. We are doing a literature search to identify any publications on quality assessment including grey literature and would be grateful if you can send us any information to [email protected].
Webinar: "Storytelling as a communication tool"
Sharing a story can help engage individuals, not least because we all enjoy a story. During this workshop, participants learnt about the power of storytelling as a communication approach, particularly what makes a good story and how it can best be delivered...read more
Webinar: " Toolsets for Mining the gut Microbiome to Enable Precision Nutrition”
Webinar: "Diet-genome Interactions: Bringing us a Step Closer Towards Personalised Nutrition”
2nd International DISH Cluster Workshop
Webinar: “Nutrition and cognitive development in children”
The food we eat influences functioning of the brain and, perhaps more importantly, development of the child’s brain. However, there is also a key link between brain development and the gut microbiome. Microbes...read more
EFF Event “Implementing the EU legislation on deforestation: the way forward”
On 17th November 2021, the European Commission (EC) published a legislative proposal for a regulation on deforestation-free products...read more
EITFood Annual Event 2022
The current geopolitical situation is impacting Europe’s food system and the interdependencies between food systems, the environment, and socio-economic status. Many new projects aimed at improving...read more
EU Bioeconomy Conference 2022
Bioeconomy is one in which basic building blocks for materials, chemicals, and energy are derived from renewable biological resources. It has a central role in a more sustainable economic model for the European Union and investments...read more
European Research and Innovation Days 2022
This year’s European Research and Innovation Days gave participants the opportunity to discuss how EU research and innovation can help build the world we want to live in. Young researchers...read more
Waste not, Want not!
Dr Chang presented results from EUFIC’s ‘Waste not, Want not!” campaign. “A science-based hack a day keeps food waste away: 30-day journey to reduce food waste at home” aimed to raise awareness about the impacts of food waste, especially at the household level...read more
Release of the New Zealand Food Composition Table
The 2021 updates of New Zealand Food Composition Database (NZFCD) products were released on the website www.foodcomposition.co.nz on 31 March 2022...read more
Release of the 1st Kyrgyz Food Composition Table
This year Kyrgyzstan has released first Kyrgyzstan´s Food Composition Tables. This publication includes 41 foods and their basic components, such as water, carbohydrates, fats, proteins, and ash...read more
Release of the 7th edition of the Belgian food composition table!
This 7th edition has been expanded with new products in different food groups such as vegetarian nutrition and sports nutrition. The increased motivation to exercise has increased the interest in this food group, which makes correct information even more important...read more
Give kids a break! What next for EU action to protect children from harmful food marketing?
Hosted by the Green political group at the European Parliament and organised by the European Public Health Alliance (EPHA)...read more
Food Future Ideas Fest by Food Drink Europe
FoodDrinkEurope celebrated its 40 years as an industry representative! To celebrate, they organised the #FoodFuture Ideas Fest, an amazing event in the gardens of the Museum of Natural Sciences in Brussels...read more
EuroHealthNet Annual Seminar 2022:
Growing strong in times of crisis – Investing in wellbeing and health equity for young and old...read more
Mirjana Gurinovic (RS), member of the European Commission (EC) high level expert group (HLEG) on strengthening food systems science policy interfaces
The European Commission (EC) has established a high-level expert group (HLEG) to assess needs and options for strengthening the science policy interface (SPI) for improved food systems governance...read more
Free online webinar: Calorie campaign information in the UK
Date: 2nd February 2022 (11am GMT - 12am CET)
From April 6th 2022, businesses with more than 250 employees in the out-of-home-sector have to comply with the new Calorie Labelling legislation in the UK. In this live session, our experts will share practical advice on:
- How to create compliant menus and ensure your data is correct
- Who is responsible at each stage of the food supply chain
- Any calorie labelling related questions you have!
- Dr. Siân Astley, Senior Researcher and Communications Manager at the European Food Information Resource AISBL (BE)
- Frankie Douglas, Head of Scientific & Regulatory Affairs at Nutritics
- Clare Stead, Business Development Director UK & IRE at Nutritics