This project is financially supported by the European Union within the framework of the European Commission’s Consumer Programme.

This conference will aim to present the many achievements of the ECO project, answer questions regarding dual food quality issues and practices, as well as giving new insights with various stakeholders (the European Parliament, consumer representatives, product manufacturers and researchers).


PROGRAMME (to be confirmed)

This event will be moderated by the journalist Natasha Foote from EURACTIV (to be confirmed)

10:00-10:10: Introduction and welcome

    • Floriana Cimmarusti, Secretary-General at SAFE

10-10 – 10:25: The ECO project

    • Silvia Cugini, Regional President ADOC Piemonte

10-30 – 10:45: Tackling dual food quality at EU level

    • Member of the European Parliament (to be confirmed)

10:45 – 10:50: Q&A session

10:50 – 11:15: The Consumer programme and dual food quality / JRC and Dual Food Quality

    • European Commission (to be confirmed)

11:20 – 11:35: Dual Food Quality from a legal perspective

    • Cesare Varallo, Food Lawyer (to be confirmed)

11:35 – 12:40: Q&A session

11:40 – 11:55: The findings of the ECO project – product testing

    • Iulia Lazar, InfoCons

11:50 – 11:55: Q&A session

11:55 – 12:05: BREAK

12:05- 12:40 Panel discussion: How can stakeholders work together in solving the problem? (to be confirmed)

    • MEP
    • Industry
    • Consumer Organisation

12:40-12:55: Q&A session

12:55 – 13:00: Closing of the conference