EU DG Sante changes in policymaking strategy? The alcoholic beverages report case

The DG Sante of the EU Commission on 13th March 2017 published a report - due by 13th December 2014 - responding to the obligation set by Article 16(4) of Regulation (EU) No 1169/20111 on the provision of food information to consumers. This provision exempted alcoholic beverages containing more than 1,2 % by volume of … Continue reading EU DG Sante changes in policymaking strategy? The alcoholic beverages report case

Study on physical activity calorie equivalent labeling

An interesting study on potential effect of physical activity calorie equivalent labeling on parent fast food decisions was recently published by Anthony J. Viera, MD, MPH and Ray Antonelli on the American Academy of Pediatrics. Here below you can find the abstract: OBJECTIVES: Menu labels displaying food energy in physical activity calorie equivalents (PACE) is … Continue reading Study on physical activity calorie equivalent labeling