ADOC (Associazione Difesa Orientamento Consumatori) is the coordinator of the ECO-project. Adoc is an Italian association of consumers recognized by the Ministry of Economic Development, member of Consumers and Users National Council (CNCU) since 1999. ADOC is present in all 20 Italian regions with bureaus which give the public information and support. With particular reference to the food sector, ADOC-with the support of local Institutions and the academic world -have developed projects on consumers information concerning the quality of products and on food security and counterfeiting. The common goal is to direct consumers towards a more responsible and sustainable consumption.
SAFE Food Advocacy Europe
SAFE Food Advocacy Europe is a European NGO based in Brussels, whose objective is to ensure that consumer’s health and concerns remain at the core of the EU’s food legislation. SAFE is currently funded by the LIFE NGO program of the EC and is also the coordinator of two Erasmus+ projects, one on permaculture and one on adolescent obesity.
InfoCons is a Romanian consumer organisation founded in 2003 in the aim of protecting the rights of consumers and raising awareness among consumers. As partner in EU projects InfoCons actively participates in the development of non-formal educational materials and thus has experience in the development of such materials. Moreover InfoCons has already conducted studies on dual food quality in Romania and addressed this issue at the European Consumer Consultative Group.