Major step forward on food consumption data

EFSA has published a new release of its Comprehensive European Food Consumption Database, which for the first time includes data collected under EFSA’s EU Menu project.

The updated database consists of the most recent data collected in Member States covering more population groups and new food categories, such as energy drinks.

The EU Menu project aims to increase the quality, detail and harmonisation of data collected in Member States, covering all age groups from three months to 74 years. This makes the data easier to compare.

Since 2011 EFSA has provided financial support and guidance on data collection to 21 countries under the EU Menu umbrella.

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