EU DIET GUIDELINES WASTE OF TIME, SAYS EFSA PANEL

BY KEITH NUTHALL

THERE are so many cultural differences to Europe's various national diets, trying to formulate a European dietary guideline "is not feasible", an expert European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) panel has concluded. "The differences between EU countries in the prevalence of nutrient imbalances and diet-related public health issues [and] dietary habits and traditions, require that [guidelines] be established by country or region. EFSA wants feedback from outside health experts. ...


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