16 January 2018 - Fourth European Logo Round Table, Copenhagen
Representatives of countries with a front-of-pack labelling program and Choices International will meet at the WHO Europe premises in Copenhagen to exchange information and discuss new developments in labelling in Europe. For the second time, WHO Europe will join the meeting as an observer.
18 October 2017 - Choices organizes a scientific session at the global nutrition congress
ICN2017, Buenos Aires
Front of the Package Profiling Emerges as a Major Regulatory Tool Globally: new impact research. Chaired by Barry Popkin and impact data presented by: Ricardo Uauy (Chile), Mike Rayner (UK, traffic light), Sinne Smed (Denmark, Choices and Keyhole), Cliona Ni Mhurchu (New Zealand, star rating) and Marcela Reyes (Chile, warning label).
01 September 2017 - Singapore, fifth ASEAN front-of-pack logo workshop
14 May 2017 - Qatar, Healthy Food, Healthy Life Style seminar
Choices and Knowledge Center for Sport present a healthy life style proposition, combining front-of-pack labeling, nutrition education and promotion of physical activity.
05 November 2016 - Conference of the Indian Nutrition Society
Choices will give a presentation on labelling for healthy food choices and reformulation.
27 October 2016 - Choices meeting Food Industry Asia (Singapore)
Choices will give a presentation to the Regulatory Affairs Commission of Food Industry Asia.
15 September 2016 - Workshop in Zagreb, Croatia
Choices and the Croatian Institute of Public Health are organizing a workshop on cooperation in positive labelling in South-Eastern Europe.
15-17 Jun 2016 - 60th Global Summit of the Consumer Goods Forum (Cape Town)
The Global Summit is exclusively reserved for members of The Consumer Goods Forum. It is the global event for retailers, manufacturers and their suppliers; it is the essential destination for successful business leaders in our sector; it is where CEOs talk to CEOs with additional input from experts and specialists; it is the forum to voice the key issues and challenges facing our industry now and in the future; it is the place where the global agenda for the consumer goods sector is set; it is where the responses to previously set challenges are shared; and it is the event you must attend if your future is in this vital and global industry. More information on the website of the CGF.
15 June 2016 - Consumers and Health Claims - Final Conference CLYMBOL (Brussels)
Health claims and symbols are messages on food packages intended to aid consumers to identify foods that are healthier options. The question is, do they work and if so, how? This is what the EU FP7-funded project CLYMBOL has been investigating and on 15 June 2016 at the Stanhope Hotel in Brussels, the project will present its results. Do consumers understand health claims and symbols? And does it affect their purchase decisions and consumption behaviour?
Find more information on the website of CLYMBOL.
04-07 Jun 2016 - World Congress of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Health
The World Congress of Cardiology & Cardiovascular Health (WCC 2016) of the World Heart Federation is a global interactive event in Mexico City to promote CV health. With an outstanding line up of world leaders in heart health and 120 sessions on cardiovascular health and cardiology practice - including acute coronary syndromes, heart rhythm disorders and heart failure - for all health and public health professionals. Find more information on the WCC website.
01-04 Jun 2016 - European Obesity Summit (Gothenburg, Sweden)
Scientific session positive logos
At 1 June the European Obesity Summit takes place in Gothenburg, Sweden. Together with positive logo organisations Keyhole and Heart logo, Choices will host a scientific session at this event. The three organisations, that are currently present in twelve European countries, will share their experiences and the impact of positive front-of-pack labelling in Europe. New data about the impact of the programmes on food product improvement will be presented. WHO Europe’s nutrition director João Breda will share his conclusions and fuel the debate.
Make sure to visit us at the summit!
Time and place: 1 June 10.30 – 12.30h, European Obesity Summit, Gothenburg, Swedish Exhibition and Congress Centre, Hall F4 and F5.
26 May 2016 - International Scientific Committee Meeting (Amsterdam)
Meeting of Choices International Scientific Committee
28 March 2016 - Workshop on front-of-pack labelling and criteria setting (Jerusalem)
Organized by Ministry of Health of Israel.
22-23 Feb 2016 - Conference on Food Product Improvement (Amsterdam)
Conference on Food Product Improvement, including a session by Choices on front-of-pack labelling.
22 January 2016 - Conference Health, Food, Nutrition 2016 (Prague)
Organized by Vím co Jím.