Chicago, IL, July 12th, 2018 – The 6th edition of the Better Foods for Better Health White Book has been published, providing new insight from 30 thought leaders from science and industry on the growing role and potential of childhood nutrition to build a healthy life. The White Book is based on presentations and discussions held at the symposium from March 20th – 22nd at Les Pensières Center for Global Health. A series of videos supplements this document.
Organized by Fondation Mérieux with the support of Mérieux NutriSciences, the Better Foods for Better Health forum brought together over 100 global experts from academia, international organizations, NGOs, regulatory authorities and industry. This 6th Better Foods for Better Health symposium produced a number of messages about childhood nutrition, including:
Food safety and nutrition are major global public health challenges. There is an increasing awareness that good nutrition is key to building and sustaining health and well-being. The “Better Foods for Better Health” series of symposiums is dedicated to sharing the latest scientific developments in nutrition in both developed and developing countries. Valuable insight from industry is provided, placing the consumer at the center of the dialogue between scientific evidence and public policy makers.
Philippe Sans, Mérieux NutriSciences’ President and CEO stated: “Mérieux NutriSciences supports initiatives to advance the fields of food safety and nutrition for the consumers’ well-being. Childhood nutrition is a major topic that will have an impact on future generations and we are very pleased to generate discussion with events like Better Foods for Better Health”.
Increasing dialogue between the scientific community, regulatory, nutrition and industry stakeholders is a top priority. Mérieux NutriSciences is proud to contribute to this dialogue with Fondation Mérieux.
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About Mérieux NutriSciences: As part of Institut Mérieux, Mérieux NutriSciences is dedicated to protecting consumers’ health throughout the world, by delivering a wide range of testing and consulting services to the food & nutrition, agrochemicals, pharma and cosmetics industries. www.merieuxnutrisciences.com
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About Fondation Mérieux: Established in 1967, Fondation Mérieux is an independent family foundation, chaired by Alain Mérieux, which has public interest status. Its mission is to enhance local capacities in developing countries to reduce the impact of infectious diseases on vulnerable populations.
Fondation Mérieux focuses on 3 objectives:
It is present in over 20 countries in Africa, the Middle East, South America and Southeast Asia.
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