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Front-Of-Pack Nutrition Labelling

February 24 | 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM CET

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Austrian Economics Monthly

Front-Of-Pack Nutrition Labelling –
between information and
freedom of choice

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As part of the Farm to Fork Strategy, the European Commission has decided that, by the final quarter of 2022, it will present its proposal for a harmonised front-of-pack nutrition labelling system, which will be mandatory across all EU countries. The aim is to encourage consumers to shift to healthier and more sustainable diets.

Speakers:

  • Katherina Keimelmayr has been Head of Corporate Communications & Public Affairs at Nestlé Austria since June 2020. Her professional career has already taken her to various stations along the food chain: as a communications consultant for the agricultural industry in Brussels, policy advisor for environmental and labeling issues for the food trade and agricultural trade sectors, and also as a brand manager for leading FMCG companies in Austria. She is a qualified business economist and holds a Master’s degree in European Politics from the London School of Economics.
    Photo credits: Nestlé / Michael Sazel
  • Pietro Paganini is the President and Curiosity Officer at Competere, and Prof. at Fox School of Business, Temple University of Philadelphia.
  • Bill Wirtz is a political commentator from Luxembourg. His works have been published in The Times of London, the Washington Examiner, Newsweek, Die Welt, and Le Monde.

Moderator:

  • Simon Sarevski holds a B.Sc. in Financial Management from Ss. Cyril and Methodius University (Skopje). He is a research assistant at the Austrian Economics Center and project manager at Libertania, Center for Contemporary Politics, a classical liberal organization based in Macedonia. Simon is also a coordinator for European Students for Liberty in Macedonia.

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