17-7-2017 | EUROPEAN UNION. “Council conclusions to contribute towards halting the rise in Childhood Overweight and Obesity”
The conclusions adopted by the Council at its 3548th meeting held in Brussels on 15 and 16 June 2017, invites member states to integrate in their national action plans, strategies or activities on nutrition and physical activity, cross-sectoral measures aimed at tackling childhood obesity, focusing not only on health promotion and disease prevention but also on those children and adolescents who are already overweight or obese.
23-5-2017 | SAVE THE DATE
JANPA final conference ( Paris 24 november 2017)
23-5-2017 | WORK PACKAGE 5: “NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION”
Following a first presentation made in November 2016 at the High Level Group, the methodology and results of the pilot studies of the Work Package 5: “Nutritional information” of Janpa have been presented at the reformulation group of the European Commission. This meeting took place in Brussels the 7th March 2017 in the presence of members of the EC, the JRC, EFSA (as invited expert) and Member states. The methodology of Janpa has been definitely adopted and will be implemented in 3 other countries in 2017: Cyprus, Luxembourg and Malta (the Netherlands also planned such a study in 2017). In addition, the possibility to extend the methodology to many other countries in Europe will be explored.ed.