Click here to visit the EUFIC Homepage
Food Safety & Quality
Food Technology
Food Risk Communication
Nutrition
Health & Lifestyle
Diet-Related Diseases
Consumer Insights
Food for thought
EU initiatives
In the spotlight
Energy Balance

This website is certified by Health On the Net Foundation. Click to verify. This site complies with the Health on the Net Foundation Code for trustworthy health information:
verify here.



Press release

09/07/2014

On 2nd July 2014 the findings from the CHANCE project were presented, alongside research from experts working in similar fields, at the CHANCE final conference ‘Targeting at risk-of-poverty populations in Europe with affordable and nutritionally enhanced food products’ which was held at the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and the Arts in Brussels. The conference provided a place where experts from across Europe could discuss the outcomes which have emerged from the research, including the finding that the population as a whole often fails to meet nutritional recommendations and the development of healthy, affordable and commonly consumed food prototypes.

03/06/2014

Brussels, 3 June 2014, from the European Food Information Council (EUFIC): EUFIC study shows that, when it comes to choosing foods, price and nutritional value come first. But consumer interest in sustainability could influence food choice in the future as awareness of sustainability grows with regards to food. A podcast summarises results to be presented by Prof Klaus Grunert at the European Commission’s Green Week, June 3 – 5.

11/02/2014

A pan-European study by the European Food Information Council (EUFIC), published in Food Policy, has found that consumers have a reasonable understanding of sustainability as a responsible behaviour towards the environment and a fair treatment of present and future generations.

20/03/2013

Organising European food and health research in a competitive and collaborative way is essential to turn taxpayer money into benefits for all. The new EU-funded project EuroDISH aims to assess the current state of play to eventually make advanced and feasible recommendations to the European Strategy Forum for Research Infrastructures (ESFRI), other stakeholders, and the HORIZON2020 programme. A major step along the way is the engagement of policy and decision makers. EuroDISH has created a special forum on its newly launched project website at www.eurodish.eu where interested parties can sign up.

26/09/2012

A new EU funded (FP7) project kicks off today aiming to shed light on how consumers interpret health information on food labels, and how this affects their purchasing and consumption behaviour.

31/01/2012

Nutrition labels are widespread in Europe, but consumers lack the attention and motivation to use them. This was the main outcome reported in the FLABEL (Food Labelling to Advance Better Education for Life) final conference in November 2011. Now, the final results of this three-and-a-half-year project will be presented in a webinar on 31 January 2012 by FLABEL Scientific Advisor, Professor Klaus G. Grunert.

24/11/2011

Despite good understanding and prevalence of nutrition information on food labels in Europe, a lack of motivation and attention of consumers prevents labels from impacting positively on food choices.

15/11/2011

Watching less TV, being more active and sleeping more is linked to a healthy body weight in young children

28/10/2011

The EC funded project EURRECA is ‘ironing out’ the potentially harmful variations in nutrient recommendations for babies and children across Europe – an increasingly practical problem as families move freely from country to country within Europe to work and to raise their families.

26/10/2011

Madrid 26 October 2011: Public acceptance of nutrition policies is influenced by age, economic wealth, political views, obesity attributions, and the willingness to pay for such policies.

First | Previous | 1 / 3 | Next | Last | Go to page GO
ABOUT EUFIC
The European Food Information Council (EUFIC) is a non-profit organisation which communicates science-based information on nutrition and health, food safety and quality, to help consumers to be better informed when choosing a well-balanced, safe and healthful diet.

Read more
This site was last updated 24/07/2014
View all search results