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Now in its fifth year, the annual European Nutrition and Lifestyle Conference has become a must attend event for representatives for all stakeholders involved in nutrition and diet, and the promotion of a healthy lifestyle.

The event brought together top level speakers from industry, regulators, EU institutions and NGOs to engage in a pro-active and progressive debate on the current and future trends relating to obesity and nutrition within Europe, and on important policy issues such as advertising, labelling, nutrient profiling and health claims.

Thank you to all who joined us for what was a thoroughly successful and informative event! Please see the tab above for photos taken at the event.

Speakers include

Paola Testori Coggi

Paola Testori Coggi

Director General

DG Health & Consumers, European Commission

Jo  Leinen MEP

Jo Leinen MEP

Chair of Committee on Environment, Health and Food Safety

European Parliament

Mella Frewen

Mella Frewen

Director General


Anna Maria Corazza Bildt

Anna Maria Corazza Bildt


European Parliament

Juliane Kleiner

Juliane Kleiner

Head of Unit for NDA Panel

European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)


Further Information


This conference helped to provide an up-to-date view of the current regulatory developments and the key activities being rolled out by the Food and Beverage sector to address the complex issue of obesity and lifestyle-related diseases in Europe. Set against the backdrop of the SANCO mid-term Nutrition strategy review and EU Health Platform commitments, this event provided an excellent opportunity to participate in an exchange of experiences in the field, with assessment of the progress made and an exploration of the vision and developments for a future policy plan. 


With the recent changes within the European Commission, we heard direct from leading policy and decision makers on the vision and new priorities and direction for the EU obesity strategy, and were kept up to date with the ongoing developments with advertising, labelling, nutrient profiling and health claims.


Issues explored included:


- EU Obesity Strategy
- Reformulation and innovation
- Advertising and marketing to children
- Nutrient profiling developments
- Health Claims - the next steps
- Developments in front of pack food labelling
- The effectiveness of taxation as a tool to tackle obesity much more!


For further information regarding this event please contact Amanda Strevens on or +32 (0)2 534 11 79.


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Wed 2 March, 2011 08.30 to
Thu 3 March, 2011 17.30




Le Ch√Ętelain All Suite Hotel

Rue du Ch√Ętelain 17
1000 Brussels

Tel: +32 (0) 2 646 00 55

Fax: +32 (0) 2 646 00 88

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5th EU Nutrition & Lifestyle Brochure

5th EU Nutrition & Lifestyle Sponsorship brochure