Position Papers and Statements

  • EHN statement on World No Tobacco Day

  • May 29th 2018
  • EHN logo twitterGathered at its annual meeting, the members of the European Heart Network (EHN) today celebrate the World No Tobacco Day (WNTD). 

    Please find here the EHN statement.

  • EHN welcomes draft WHO guidelines on sat fats & trans fats

  • May 29th 2018
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    The European Heart Network welcomes the draft WHO guidelines on saturated fatty acid and trans fatty acid intake for adults and children. This detailed, up-to-date review of the latest evidence by WHO, along with the clear message conveyed by the draft recommendations, is a most welcome contribution to the ongoing commentary about this issue.

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  • EHN statement on the future of food and farming

  • November 30th 2017
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    Please click here for the EHN statement on the future of food and farming.

  • Joint statement on simplified front-of-pack nutrition labelling

  • November 29th 2017
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    Please click here for the joint statement by BEUC, EHN and EPHA on simplified front-of-pack nutrition labelling.

     

  • EHN statement on the PURE study

  • September 18th 2017
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    EHN has published a statement on the PURE study. To read the statement, please click here

     

     

  • Joint statement to WHO Euro on Action Plan

  • September 14th 2017
  • foodandnutritionPlease click here for the joint statement to WHO Euro on the Food and Nutrition Action Plan.

  • EHN statement on Evolved Nutrition Labelling Scheme

  • June 16th 2017
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    The European Heart Network (EHN) attended, as an observer, a meeting organised on 22 May by the six companies - the Coca-Cola Company, Mars, Mondelez, Nestlé, PepsiCo and Unilever - that have proposed a simplified front of pack nutrition labelling scheme using a traffic light colour-coding on the basis of portion sizes.

     

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  • Company front of pack nutrition labelling initiative

  • May 18th 2017
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    EHN has today published a further statement on the proposal of six food giants (The Coca-Cola Company, Mars, Mondelez, Nestlé, PepsiCo and Unilever) to enhance their current simplified front of pack nutrition labelling scheme by adding traffic light colour-coding; also to integrate portion sizes into the colour-coding.

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