Events

To insure our goals, events and actions demonstrate in what direction WIC is working.

During the OIV scientific session of the “Health and Safety” Commission, several interesting topics were presented. Dr. Imke Reeseexplained that adverse reactions after drinking wine are commonly reported. However, in most reports reproducibility of these reactions is not addressed, which leaves it unclear whether these reactions are in fact adverse reactions in an allergological sense. Often an objective convincing history as well as a thorough diagnostic workup to identify the underlying mechanism is lacking, resulting in purely subjective reports. Sulfites…
The conference on Food Safety and Nutrition in 2050 – organised by Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety of the European Commission – provides an opportunity for dialogue among global stakeholders on the emerging challenges to the food chain and the role of future policy-making in addressing those challenges. The conference will also provide the opportunity to foster a dialogue on consumers' expectations for safe, nutritious, quality and sustainable food and the role of food science, technology and innovation in…
The Conference will be an international dialogue on sound strategies on nutrition, and promotion of better nutrition through food information. Key international actors on nutrition strategy will describe their experiences on these interconnected topics and identify 'hot' issues and current challenges. They will exchange views on their visions for the future through a debate on current policies as well as engage with the public. The main topics will be: International dialogue on Nutrition and food information Food information to consumers…
The Consumers, Health and Food Executive Agency (CHAFEA) is the successor of the Executive Agency for Health and Consumers (EAHC), set up by the European Commission in 2006 to run: the Public Health Programme (from 2008) the Consumers Programme (from 2008) the Better Training for Safer Food initiative. Several Info Days are organised in the Member States and other countries participating in the Health Programme, in collaboration with the National Focal Points. At each national Info Day at least one…
Approximately 120 participants from all over Europe attended the first Wine and Health conference in Zagreb on April 14, 2015. The latest scientific evidence on wine and health as well as moderation, responsibility and education were on the agenda. Croatia, the host of the conference, is a country with a rich viticultural and wine-making tradition. Wine used to be grown as early as the Greek and Roman times and thanks to favorable conditions, a moderate climate and its geographic diversity,…

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