Members


Any independent consumer protection organisation can become a member of SAFE. Members should be free from any conflict of interest based on financial and political dependencies.

SAFE will only accept members that are completely independent from the agrifood industry.

If you too want to join SAFE, send an e-mail to floriana.cimmarusti@safefoodadvocacy.eu.

Accademia Italiana di Permacultura
Italy

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The Italian Permaculture Academy was officially founded as a non-profit organisation in 2006, by the first Italian graduates from the British Permaculture Academy. The Italian Permaculture Academy promotes and disseminates the principles and spirit of Permaculture. They also assist the educational processes of students wishing to obtain the Diploma in Applied Permaculture Design

Action on Sugar
United Kingdom

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Action on Sugar is a group of specialists concerned with sugar and its effects on health. It is successfully working to reach a consensus with the food industry and Government over the harmful effects of a high sugar diet, and bring about a reduction in the amount of sugar in processed foods.

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Adiconsum
Italy

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Adiconsum is a consumer organization with over 140,000 members formed in 1987 on the initiative of the CISL. It is present throughout the national territory with local, provincial and regional offices where its leaders and its operators render individual and collective protection for consumers and their families.

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AdipositasHilfe Deutschland e.V.
Germany

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AdipositasHilfe Deutschland e.V. was founded in 2013 as a patient organisation to support obese people and groups. Its main goals are the recognition of obesity as a disease and the prevention of childhood obesity.

Amici Obesi
Italy

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Amici Obesi was created in 2005 to meet the information needs of obesity as a disease recognized by institutions and the possible treatments for it.

Associazione Vegani Italiani Onlus
Italy

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The Italian Vegan Association is a non-profit organization, our mission is to make veganism an easily-adopted and widely-recognised approach to reducing animal and human suffering and environmental damage. We do so through a nonviolent approach and through open and factual dialogue with others vegan, humanitarian and environment organizations.

Associazione Vegetariana Italiana
Italy

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In 1952 under the impulse of Aldo Capitini, teacher of Moral Philosophy at the University of Perugia, the first organisation, the Società Vegetariana (Vegetarian Society), was set up. Moving from the belief that human nourishment cannot be based on the death of other living beings, Aldo Capitini started to reflect upon vegetarianism as a choice consequential to his non-violent engagement. The name changed in 1970 to Associazione Vegetariana Italiana, but the evolution continued, getting in every respect in the European and worldwide vegetarian movement.

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BASORD
Bulgaria

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The Bulgarian Association for the Study of Obesity and Related Diseases (BASORD) was founded in 1995. Since 1996 BASORD is a member of the World Association for the Study of Obesity (IASO), and since 1998 a member of the European Association for the Study of Obesity (EASO). BASORD participates as a partner in international and national projects aimed at preventing obesity and informing the public about the medical consequences of overweight.

ECOG
Belgium

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The European Childhood Obesity Group (ECOG) is a pan-European group of professionals dealing with childhood obesity and overweight. ECOG brings together experts from across Europe including: paediatricians, psychologists, nutritionists, geneticists, physical activity experts, economists and many more. The group was founded in 1991 and its mission is to help the European community at large to fully understand the health, social, psychological and economic impacts of childhood obesity and work together to take this growing problem off the menu in Europe.

Emotifood
Italy

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EmotiFood Ltd was founded in Europe by Dr.Emanuel Mian,Phd (psychologist) and Dr. Emanuela Russo (dietitian) to bring together nutrition and behavioural analysis for obesity, overweight and diabetes prevention. The purposes are the management, on the whole Italian territory, of centers specializing in food education, psychotherapy, family mediation and diet with the promotion and organization training and refresher courses for psychologists, doctors and dieticians. Furthermore, still in the field of training, Emotifood organises courses and specialization courses targeting practitioners in the social sector to manage patients with food disorders. Emotifood also conducts prevention and information projects on the subject of nutrition, in schools, companies, with individuals, in groups, in the sport sector, with adults, adolescents and young children.

Equoevento
Italy

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Equoevento is a non-profit organization founded in Rome in 2014 to promote solidarity and sustainability in event management, catering and food industry by tackling poverty and avoiding food waste. Equoevento offers a service where food and beverages are collected from events (weddings, conferences, sport events, etc.) to donate it to charitable canteens, shelters, homeless similar institutions.

In four years of activity, Equoevento has already donated about 200,000 meals to charitable shelters, feeding over 50,000 people in need and is now active in four Italian cities (Rome, Milan, Turin and Lecce), and in Spain (Madrid) and France (Paris).

Förderkreis Biozyklisch Veganer Anbau
Germany

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Föderkreis Biozyklisch Veganer Anbau’s purpose is to establish and promote a future-oriented, cycle-oriented and vegan-oriented form of organic agriculture by introducing bio-cyclic-vegan principles in all areas of agriculture and food systems. This approach takes into consideration the environment, nature and climate protection, as well as animal wellfare, health and world nutrition.

Fondazione Allineare Sanità & Salute
Italy

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The studies centre Fondazione Allineare Sanità & Salute was founded in 2013 with the aim at providing research support, knowledge and strategies to healthcare systems in order to overcome the conflict of interest in the field of Health which involves a growing number of stakeholders.
It carries out activities of biomedical research, information and vocational training for doctors and other health professionals through communication tools of scientific content, and for citizens and patients through cards of scientific divulgation aimed at promoting cost-effective healthcare with generic and equivalent medicines for a better lifestyle.

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Il Test Salvagente
Italy

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Il Test Salvagente is a monthly Italian newspaper that offers comparative tests to consumers, based on the work of agencies and independent laboratories. It’s a tool that isn’t part of any consumer association but is open to all. It’s a source of comparative tests that communicates on most of the market companies.

SONVE
Italy

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SONVE is a nonprofit and voluntary organisation which aims to inform about plant-based nutrition scientific issues. SONVE stands for Società Scientifica di Nutrizione Vegetale (Scientific Society on Plant-based Nutrition) and accepts only health professional memberships. It carries out activities in biomedical research fields as well as information and training for doctors, biologists, dietitians and other health professionals. SONVE also provides information and interviews to media (TV, Radio, Newspapers, Magazines, Socials) and group scientists and people concerned with plant-based nutrition into Committees, each studying  a specific issue. Committees aim to produce SONVE position papers on such issues. The peculiarity of the Committees is a scientific cooperation approach among experts in order to exchange and update knowledge on the studied subject, by a reappraisal of the scientific literature on it, and by means of tailored research project designs, which SONVE will support.

The Vegan Organic Network
United Kingdom

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VON is a volunteer led organisation with a range of people supporting vegan-organic growing, from the back gardens to commercial farms.

The first idea of the VON was created by David Stringer and Jane and David Graham in Manchester in 1996, with the philosophy that in order to change the world it was not sufficient to philosophise, action was needed.  With help from local members of the organisation VOHAN (later known as VON), they launched campaign to raise awareness about animal wellfare and sustainable farming methods. From the outset they saw vegan organics not as a single issue campaign, but as an integrated international movement. Their vision went beyond the central aim of vegan cultivation; it also embraced an alternative view of market economics, of cooperation, and a movement for land reform and redistribution.

The Vegan Society
United Kingdom

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The Vegan Society is a registered charity for education in veganism and plant-based solutions for the benefit of humans, non-humans and the planet. They strive to make vegan living straightforward, and a widely recognised way to end exploitation of non-human animals, and reduce exploitation of humans and our environment.

The Vegan Society is the first and oldest vegan organisation in the world, co-founded in the UK in 1944 by a group of six including Donald Watson and Elsie Shrigley. These six people coined the term, ‘vegan’ … and so a movement was born. The Vegan Society lobbies policy-makers on plant-based and vegan-friendly policy solutions, conducts research and gives media interviews, supports individual vegans and advises professionals such as doctors, teachers and chefs on how to properly provide vegan-friendly services. The Vegan Trademark team there work to provide clearly labelled registered products and encourage businesses to offer a better range of vegan-friendly options.

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The Vegan Society of Ireland
Ireland

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Vegan Ireland is a non-profit and voluntary organisation.The Vegan Society of Ireland has been actively promoting Veganism and Animal Rights in Ireland since 2009.

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The Vegan Society of Luxembourg
Luxembourg

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The Vegan Society Luxembourg (VSL) is a non-profit organization, founded in 2010. The mission of the VSL is to promote veganism by distributing information, planning events such as conferences, cooking classes and discussions. The VSL is very successful in hosting an annual vegan brunch, which attracts more than 600 visitors. The cooperation with other like-minded groups is also an important part of the society.

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Uniwersytet Rzeszowski
Poland

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The University of Rzeszow was founded in Poland in June 2001. The University develops research projects and participates in various educational programmes that are important for South-Eastern Poland. The University of Rzeszow provides a large number of expert with know-how in school trainings related to health issues, as it has carried out numerous health educational projects.

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VeganOk
Italy

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VeganOK is part of an innovative ethical project conceived and strongly wanted by the Italian group NRG30 Srl. It is characterized and supported in ethical communication by the ten-year experience of Promiseland.it, by the first Italian web-dictionary of Eco-Cosmetics, BioDizionario.it, as well as by VeganWIZ.com and Veganblog.it which are the most followed networks of ethical vegan cooking. Furthermore, since 2011 the certification VeganOK is supported and promoted by VeganFest.it that is the biggest vegan event in Europe.

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Vegan France
France

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Vegan France Interpro developped a vegan business directory in 2013 which lists almost every french-speaking vegan businesses and initiatives. Vegan France is also active in developing sustainable food systems and implementing biocyclic vegan farming in France.

Végétik
Belgium

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The main objective of Végétik is informing and educate people about the effects of animal protein consumption. We have four areas of information: environmental impacts, health issues, conditions of animal welfare & distribution of resources.

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Voedingsunie
The Netherlands

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Voedingsunie is an independent association that acts as an advocate for consumers. Through constant dialog with our members, supporters and others involved we can create a powerful sound. In doing so we can enter into a discussion with the Dutch government about tighter legislation and we can put important issues on the political agenda. This leads to more honest and transparent information about food production and content, which will help consumers make better dietary choices.

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