The future of food safety and nutritional quality of diets often seems to be taken for granted. But should it? JRC in close collaboration with the European Commission Department for Health and Food Safety explored what we can we do to ensure not only sufficient but also safe and nutritious food in the future, affordable and accessible to healthy people on a healthy planet.
The seminar, bringing together acknowledged European experts from the field of food safety and quality policy on the one hand, and representatives of Korean authorities, importers, retailers, journalists and researchers on the other, will provide an avenue for presentation of practical EU approaches concerning sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) issues, labelling, controls, organic products as well as geographical indications.
Targeted to a multidisciplinary network of experts in food, nutrition and health, the 2018 Annual Symposium will feature presentations by leading experts on three major themes: Food of the Future, Proteins of the Future, Consumer Behaviour and Nutritional Intake.
The annual EuroFIR Food Forum is the flagship event for those interested in food composition and other nutritional data, standards and tools, and its wider application in food, nutrition and health research. The Food Forum is an event combining association, project meetings and a Symposium opened to all. It is a great opportunity to meet and network with EuroFIR members and others international researchers, dietitians, nutritionists, SMEs, health and food public authorities, and exchange ideas on food and research in Europe and worldwide.
Several decisions of the EEA Joint Committee amending Annexes to the EEA Agreement, concerning digital, energy, climate & environment, transport and food& drink and health policy.
Have you ever taken a photo of your meal in a restaurant? Aside from sharing what you are eating with friends on social media, this habit could significantly improve your quality of life if you suffer from diabetes, thanks to an innovative smartphone app developed by an EU-funded project.
Information about the ingredients and nutritional value – such as the amount of sugar – of alcoholic drinks will still escape mandatory labelling rules which apply to all soft drinks. This is the disappointing conclusion of the alcohol industry plans published today.
Responding to consumer concerns about food quality and fraudulent practices concerning food, the European Commission will tomorrow launch a Knowledge Centre for Food Fraud and Quality, operated by the Joint Research Centre.