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1 07, 2020

EU sugar manufacturers’ contribution to Farm to Fork and Biodiversity Strategies

By |2020-07-01T07:29:07+00:00July 1st, 2020|

On the start of the German Presidency of the European Council, CEFS publishes the EU sugar manufacturers' contribution to the Farm to Fork and Biodiversity Strategies. Click below to understand how EU Sugar Manufacturers wish to continue on their journey towards further sustainability and competitiveness. CEFS will be a partner in discussions to contribute to constructive and [...]

6 02, 2020

CEFS provides information complementing the 2019 EAT-Lancet Commission Report

By |2020-02-21T12:08:48+00:00February 6th, 2020|

In January 2019, the EAT-Lancet Commission issued a report entitled “Food in the Anthropocene: the EAT–Lancet Commission on healthy diets from sustainable food systems”. This report makes a number of assertions that require clarification. CEFS addresses them in a document. Please click here to view.

17 01, 2019

CEFS calls for a rational debate on the report “Food in the Anthropocene: the Eat-Lancet Commission on healthy diets from sustainable food systems”

By |2019-01-17T19:38:08+00:00January 17th, 2019|

CEFS, the European association of sugar manufacturers, shares the concerns over obesity and non-communicable diseases and strives to ensure that recommendations are based on scientific evidence. This is the way to ensure that efficient solutions will be found to tackle the multifactorial obesity problem. Preventing obesity (and diet-related non-communicable diseases) requires managing calorie intake coming [...]

27 03, 2017

EU sugar producers react to EFSA’s announcement of an upcoming Scientific Opinion on added sugars

By |2019-03-30T20:18:48+00:00March 27th, 2017|

CEFS, the European association of sugar producers, welcomes EFSA’s announcement of an upcoming Scientific Opinion on the health effects of sugars added to food and beverages, with the aim to establish a science-based cut-off value for daily exposure to added sugars from all sources which is not associated with adverse health effects. CEFS continues to [...]

28 10, 2015

CEFS statement on Robert Lustig Opinion Piece – “The science is in: the case for a sugar tax is overwhelming”

By |2018-02-27T09:28:18+00:00October 28th, 2015|

The focus made on one ingredient as a major cause of diseases like Type-2 diabetes disregards the established scientific knowledge that this illness is mainly caused by obesity – a complex and multifactorial issue – and lack of physical activity. Sugar per se consumed in the context of a balanced diet, has not been established [...]

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