FAO: dairy essential for nutrient security
The Declaration of Rotterdam was signed on 19 October 2016 by Ren Wang, Assistant Director-General of the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO), and Jeremy Hill, President of the International Dairy Federation. This took place during the final meeting of the World Dairy Summit, held in Rotterdam the last few days.
Setting standards through harmonizing recommended dietary allowances in Southeast Asia
The harmonization of recommended dietary allowances (RDAs) in the Southeast Asia (SEA) region is a collective effort of participating countries to achieve improvement in health, nutrition and welfare. This is accomplished by facilitating consumer education and improving public health for all populations in the region.
WHO – Recommendations on reduced free sugar intake
The World Health Organization (WHO) supported systematic reviews on the intake of free sugars and their effects on non-communicable diseases (NCDs), mainly overweight/obesity and dental caries. The systematic reviews addressed these questions: 1. What is the effect of a decrease or increase in free sugars intake in adults and children? 2. What is the effect of restricting intake of free sugars to below 10% of total energy?