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Clarity needed in classification systems for processed foods
Press releases | 24 March 2021

Clarity needed in classification systems for processed foods

Researchers from the University of Surrey and the European Food Information Council (EUFIC) reviewed over 100 scientific papers to examine if different criteria exist in developing classification systems for processed foods and, if so, what distinguishes them.

Eating seasonal and local: EUFIC launches 1st ever Europe-wide  interactive fruit and vegetables map
Press releases | 23 March 2021

Eating seasonal and local: EUFIC launches 1st ever Europe-wide interactive fruit and vegetables map

EUFIC launches the first-ever Europe-wide fruit and vegetables seasonality interactive tool in the context of the 2021 International Year of Fruits and Vegetables.

Cosa vuol dire frutta e verdura di stagione
EUFIC in the media | 22 March 2021 | Il Post

Cosa vuol dire frutta e verdura di stagione

FoodSafety4EU: towards a closer food safety collaboration
News | 18 March 2021

FoodSafety4EU: towards a closer food safety collaboration

Food safety is a top priority for the European Commission. The FoodSafety4EU project will develop and release a multi-stakeholder platform for the future European Food Safety System.

Study: Consumers trust farmers
EUFIC in the media | 17 March 2021 | In.gr

Study: Consumers trust farmers

New report released: Outcomes from the EUFIC-FAO UN Food Systems Summit Independent Dialogue
Press releases | 17 March 2021

New report released: Outcomes from the EUFIC-FAO UN Food Systems Summit Independent Dialogue

More than 100 stakeholders from academia, civil society, public and private sector gathered in February for the EUFIC – FAO independent Food Systems Dialogue. The report is now available.

EUFIC’s stakeholder workshop on processed foods showcases communication challenges and solutions
News | 11 March 2021

EUFIC’s stakeholder workshop on processed foods showcases communication challenges and solutions

There remains a lot of conflicting communication about processed food, blurring the scientific facts, and making it difficult for consumers to make informed choices.

In the news: Will eating meat increase your risk of having a heart disease, diabetes or pneumonia?
News | 10 March 2021

In the news: Will eating meat increase your risk of having a heart disease, diabetes or pneumonia?

Recent headlines claim that eating meat regularly could increase the risk of having up to 25 different diseases, including heart disease, diabetes and pneumonia. However, there are a few things to keep in mind when reading the study’s conclusions.

In the news: Will eating 3 eggs a week increase your risk of dying young?
News | 03 March 2021

In the news: Will eating 3 eggs a week increase your risk of dying young?

Recent news stories claim that eating as much as half an egg a day could increase the risk of early death. Others say that regularly eating yolks could cause cancer, heart attacks and strokes. But before ditching the eggs, there are a few things to keep in mind.