Protest in Brussels

In Brussels, foodwatch activists handed over an open letter and protested in front of the European Commission building. foodwatch accuses EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker of large-scale failings in health and consumer protection.

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Protest in Brussels

In Brussels, foodwatch activists handed over an open letter and protested in front of the European Commission building. foodwatch accuses EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker of large-scale failings in health and consumer protection.

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What is foodwatch?

foodwatch is a non-profit campaigning organization that fights for safe, healthy and affordable food for all people. We give consumers a loud voice, speak up for transparency in the food sector and defend our right to food that harms neither people, nor the environment. foodwatch has offices in France, Germany and the Netherlands.  more


 

 

Campaigns

Shortcomings in transparency and food safety

Although European food legislation provides explicitly for the protection of human health through the prevention of health hazards, fraud and deception, this policy has not been translated into legal practice. 

Sugar, fat, salt: When food causes disease

The number of children, teenagers and adults who are overweight or obese has increased dramatically over recent decades. The main reason for this: the food environment has changed dramatically.

Misleading product labelling

Fruit yogurts with no fruit, miracle-health products with dangerous side effects: when it comes to packaged foods, misleading information is not the exception but the rule.  

 
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from Germany
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from the netherlands
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