The European Food Information Council (EUFIC) maintains this website to enhance public access to information about food safety & quality and health & nutrition.

This information is:

  • Of a general nature only and is not intended to address the specific circumstances of any particular individual or entity.
  • Not necessarily comprehensive or complete.
  • Sometimes linked to external websites. However, this does not imply that EUFIC endorses these websites or that it assumes responsibility for these websites.
  • Not personalised medical advice. If you need specific advice, you should always consult a suitably qualified health professional.

When using this website, please keep the following in mind:

Our goal and duty are to keep this information timely and accurate. If errors are brought to our attention, we will try to correct them. It is also our goal to minimise disruption caused by technical errors, however we cannot guarantee that our service will not be interrupted or otherwise affected by such problems. EUFIC accepts no responsibility with regard to such problems incurred as a result of using this website or any linked external websites.

EUFIC’s website provides links to a number of websites, mainly from top level international and national institutions and organisations. However, EUFIC does not necessarily endorse those websites, nor assume any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information within those websites. EUFIC does not endorse any products or services on other websites linked to or from our website. It is our intention to be a source of information, and we hope the information listed here is helpful to you.

The material and data provided on or through this website and by EUFIC on other websites, including social media platforms, are intended for general informational and educational purposes only and are not intended to provide professional or legal advice to any individual or entity.

Do not use our information to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any diseases. EUFIC’s website is not intended as a substitute for professional medical advice. If you need medical assistance, always seek the advice of a qualified health professional. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on EUFIC’s website. We do not accept any liability for any injury, loss or damage caused by the use of the information provided on our website.

Translations on the EUFIC websites are prepared by third party translators. While reasonable efforts are made to provide accurate translations, portions may be incorrect. No liability is assumed by EUFIC for any errors, omissions, or ambiguities in the translations provided on this website. In case of a discrepancy, the English original will prevail.


If you wish to seek clarification on the above matters, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with EUFIC at eufic@eufic.org.

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