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Strength2Food Final Conference launches ‘Sustainable Food Choices’ open online course as it unveils 5-year research and innovation project results
News | 26 May 2021

Strength2Food Final Conference launches ‘Sustainable Food Choices’ open online course as it unveils 5-year research and innovation project results

On 20th May, the key results and recommendations of the EU-funded Strength2Food project were presented and the‘Sustainable Food Choices’ open online course was launched as part of the project.

New EUFIC governance sets up organization for the challenges ahead
News | 30 March 2021

New EUFIC governance sets up organization for the challenges ahead

EUFIC has updated its governance model, offering an even stronger backbone to serve its mission to inspire and empower healthier and more sustainable diets and lifestyles among European citizens.

In the news: Will eating one slice of bacon a day increase your risk of dementia?
News | 30 March 2021

In the news: Will eating one slice of bacon a day increase your risk of dementia?

New headlines claim that eating just one slice of bacon a day can increase the risk of dementia but there are a few things to keep in mind when reading the study.

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.

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.

In the news: Can a weekly portion of fried foods increase the risk of heart disease?
News | 22 February 2021

In the news: Can a weekly portion of fried foods increase the risk of heart disease?

A recent study generated media headlines claiming that eating even a small portion of fried foods - like a weekly portion of fries from a fast-food chain, can increase the risk of heart disease. What do we need to keep in mind when reading these headlines?

Walking the talk: EUFIC-FAO Food Systems Dialogue, February 25
News | 29 January 2021

Walking the talk: EUFIC-FAO Food Systems Dialogue, February 25

On February 25 the European Food Information Council (EUFIC) and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) will co-host the Food Systems Dialogue "Walking the talk: healthy & sustainable food systems through aligned, evidence-based communication & policy’’.