2023 Consumers Come First Conference and General Assembly – 6 July 2023

On 6 July 2023 SAFE hosted the “2023 CONSUMERS COME FIRST Conference – Safety, Inclusion & Sustainability at the Heart of the EU Food Legislation.” The event was followed by its General Assembly. On 6 July 2023, on the occasion of its annual General Assembly, SAFE hosted in Brussels its hybrid “2023 CONSUMERS COME FIRST […]

01 Jun 2023

Food4Inclusion Webinar – 5 December 2022

On 5th December 2022, SAFE will be hosting the Webinar “Eating Habits, Mindset and Opportunities. Perspectives on food inclusion and accessibility.” On 5th December 2022, SAFE hosted the Webinar “Eating Habits, Mindset and Opportunities. Perspectives on food inclusion and accessibility.” WEBINAR OUTLINE One in four Europeans suffers from at least one form of poverty, and […]

17 Nov 2022

‘RegAgri’ Webinar 2022

On November 23rd, SAFE hosted the Webinar ‘RegAgri’: Developing Sustainable Food Systems in EU agriculture.  Replays from the webinar are available below: WEBINAR OUTLINE Industrial farming systems are known for largely contributing to soil degradation, simultaneously engendering soil erosion and a decrease in soil fertility. Intensive conventional agriculture also induces considerable biodiversity losses, while impacting overall […]

08 Nov 2022

Workshop: Food donation Barriers in the EU

18 Nov 2022

PermaModule Conference 2022

Replays from the conference are available below: This event presented the outcomes and reflections produced and nurtured by the Erasmus+ Permamodule project (www.permamodule.moodlecloud.com). CONFERENCE OUTLINE Permaculture is a set of principles that integrates land, resources, people and the environment through mutually beneficial synergies. It aims to imitate and recreate natural ecosystems through the use of closed-loop […]

09 Feb 2022

‘Consumers Come First’ Conference 2021

On November 10, SAFE held a conference to analyse the important challenges hampering proper food information to consumers, trying to understand how to shift towards a more sustainable food system. To ensure such a transition, all actors of the chain (from production to consumption) need to be involved and to collaborate for the realisation of […]

07 Oct 2021

ECO Conference 2021

On June 29th 2021, SAFE hosted the Dual Food Quality Conference: Empowering Consumers Organisations to tackle Dual Food Quality alongside consumer organisations Associazione Difesa Orientamento Consumatori (ADOC) and InfoCons.  The conference aimed at presenting the outcomes of the ECO Project, while also bringing together prestigious stakeholders in order to share intakes on dual food and find […]

29 Nov 2021

Grow Green Conference 2021

A two-day conference to explore the role of plant-based and organic farming in building a sustainable future REWATCH THE CONFERENCE HERE In light of the current environmental and climate crisis, steps towards a transition to more sustainable forms of agriculture and food production need to be taken. A shift away from animal agriculture towards plant-based […]

11 Jun 2021

TAO Conference 2021

On February 26th, 2021, SAFE hosted the virtual conference “Tackling Adolescent Obesity: How to make a shift towards healthier behaviours”. The conference aimed at presenting achievements from the TAO Project, all-the-while reflecting on the growing issue that is childhood and adolescent obesity across Europe and on potential solutions to halt the phenomenon.  Speakers first reminded that […]

29 Nov 2021

Filmdipeso Short film festival

SAFE’s participation in the 2020 FilmDiPeso Short Film Festival

SAFE joins the 4th international Short film festival FilmDiPeso SAFE participated in the 4th edition of  the Shortfilm Festival FilmdiPeso to present  the TAO “Tackling Adolescent Obesity” Erasmus+ Project. The festival, which took place on September 18 and 19, 2020 in Rome, gathered artists from all over the world, using cinema as a  tool to […]

18 Sep 2020

Permaculture Open House Days 2018-2019

Permaculture is a holistic approach recreating the complexity of an ecosystem while removing motorization from crops and gathering several plant varieties with complementary properties in the smallest possible area. Permaculture reduces the pressure of farming activities on lands and increases fertility, reinforcing sustainability in farming and food production, eliminating chemical input to recreate biodiversity and […]

01 Aug 2019

Stock-Free Organic Farming Workshops 2018-2019

Stock-free organic farming is a system of cultivation that views farms as part of the wider eco-system and excludes artificial chemicals (‘agrochemicals’: ‘pesticides’, ‘herbicides’, ‘chemical fertilizers’), livestock manures, animal remains from slaughterhouses, genetically modified material and anything of animal origin. The overall objective of SAFE’s action is to increase the knowledge and use of the […]

01 Oct 2018

SAFE Food Packaging Conference 2018

On May 16th, 2018, SAFE helped organise a European Parliament roundtable on food packaging  in the framework of the LIFE programme 2018-2019. The event, entitled “Food Packaging and the Circular Economy: making health and environment a priority”, was hosted by MEPs Pedicini and Turmes.  The Conference aimed to tackle the environmental and health concerns relating […]

16 May 2018

Un Emballage, Plusieurs Usages!

SAFE has designed a pilot project regarding food-packaging waste in urban areas targeting European cities. With the goal of increasing citizens’ awareness and promoting the use of reusable food packaging, we have launched the campaign ‘Un emballage, Plusieurs Usages‘ (FR) / ‘Curb Pastic, Curb Waste‘ (EN) / ‘Bedwing Plastic, Bedwing Afval‘ (NL) in Brussels. SAFE […]

04 May 2018

EU Food Safety Regulation: Putting Consumers First” Conference 2017

On March 21st, 2017, SAFE held its annual conference entitled “EU Food Safety Regulation: Putting Consumers First” The in-person conference, held in Mundo-B, aimed to increase consumers’ protection by presenting an overview of current regulatory issues at the time.  Such issues notably included acrylamide regulation and human exposure to the substance, gaps in EU food […]

21 Mar 2017

“Better Information for European Consumers on Food Safety” Conference 2016

On June 9th, 2016, SAFE held a conference entitled “Better Information for European consumers on Food Safety”. The in-person event, held at Mundo-B in Brussels, aimed at discussing food information and the importance it has in fostering healthy food choices in consumers.  The conference notably tackled  food labelling and E number, sugar intake and risks […]

09 Jun 2016

SAFE conference on Food Safety 2016

09 Jun 2016