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2021-12-15: We need your input! Do you use branded food composition databases? Would you use one if they were more available? We would like to know more!
Previously, we have previously asked about your use of branded food composition databases. Following on from discussions at the EuroFIR Food Forum, we are revisiting needs and barriers as well as efforts to collect these datasets, open access publication, and sustainability.
Please help us by completing our online questionnaire here
Feel free to share the link with colleagues, because we would like to hear from them too! If you have any questions or would like more information, contact us:
2021-12-15: Towards a childhood free from unhealthy food marketing
Up to 30% of under 16s are overweight or obese in Spain, Italy, Malta, Poland, Rumania, and Czech Republic, leading to greater focus on unhealthy food marketing targeted at children. Against this background, the European Public Health Alliance gathered experts in their field to explore the influence of food marketing on decisions around food choices…read more
2021-12-15: Consumers come first
Since the European Commission launched the European Green Deal, our food systems have been under greater scrutiny, especially regarding sustainability, affordability, and better understanding by consumers. SAFE organised this conference to analyse these challenges…read more
2021-12-15: Nutriscore: a high-level dialogue between science, citizens & operators.
This event, organised by Eat Europe and Farm Europe brought together actors from different backgrounds to analyse front-of-package labelling, specifically NutriScore…read more
2021-09-22: Cancer Research Works: Improving Cancer Patient’s Survival Worldwide
To mark World Cancer Research Day (22nd September 2021), the Steering Committee, under the Presidency of Her Majesty Queen Letizia of Spain, organised an international meeting to discuss the importance of supporting cancer research to accelerate progress against cancer and the transfer of research discoveries to improve cancer survival worldwide…read more
2021-09-17: Workshop on e-Health
The Panel for the Future of Science and Technology (STOA) conduct technology assessment and scientific foresight projects and organises events, the last of which was e-health. Panellists considered the necessity of undertaking digitalization of health within the EU…read more
2021-07-28: Protein calculation workshop
On Wednesday 7th July 2021, EuroFIR held an online workshop on Protein calculation. The meeting was co-chaired by Paul Finglas (EuroFIR AISBL) and Hettie Schonfeldt (University of Pretoria, ZA)…read more
WholEUGrain is a EU-funded project launched in November 2019 with Beneficiaries from four countries (DK, RO, SI, and Bosnia and Herzegovina). The aim of the project is to facilitate and gain experience of the Danish best practice model for whole grain partnerships in other countries…read more
2021-05-20: Unleashing the power of law to promote better health for all
The value of legal intervention, and its inherent potential in stimulating progressive change for public health, is considerable and laws are expected to contribute to solutions to the most pressing global health challenges..read more
2021-05-26: Discovering FAIR Cookbook
2021-05-26:Best Practices for Effective Allergens Management
2021-02-08: Data needed for nutritionists, dietitians, and gastronomes to address influences of expected climate change
From the Health Sciences Faculty, Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Istanbul Sabahattin Zaim University, Turkey…read more
2021 – 02 -04: European Parliament Interest Group on Allergy and Asthma: recommendations
2021 – 02 -04: International Year of Fruits and Vegetables 2021
2021 – 02 -04: Death by chocolate: Global political economies of tobacco, alcohol, and junk food
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