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Answer this European Commission civic consultation for Nutri-Score in Europe

Answer this European Commission civic consultation for Nutri-Score in Europe The European Commission is consulting for the choice of a unique nutrition logo for Europe. Nutri-Score, supported by the positive feedback in France, Belgium, Germany, Switzerland, Spain and more, as well as comprehensive scientific evidencce, is once again facing NutrInform, supported by food lobbys and …

How Food Transparency Helps Fight Obesity

March 4 is World Obesity Awareness Day . A complex problem Remember that obesity is a complex problem, it comes from diet, lifestyle, but not only, many factors are involved ranging from physiognomy, heredity to psychology or culture. It is very important to have a patient and constructive approach which in no way discriminates against …

Open Food Facts is looking for a front end/mobile developer

(Français) As part of its growth and international expansion, Open Food Facts is looking for a front end/mobile developer, who likes to have a large-scale impact and is sensitive to the values of transparency, common good and knowledge sharing. Full remote work possible, full/part time and terms to be discussed. Open Food Facts is an …

Choosing the best food becomes personal on Open Food Facts!

The Open Food Facts website and our new mobile app Smoothie for Android or iPhone now allow you to immediately see how well food products match YOUR personal preferences (while fully respecting YOUR privacy). What’s the most important to you when choosing food products? At Open Food Facts, we know that everyone is unique, with …

Open Food Facts is recruiting a full-stack developer

(Français) Open Food Facts is quickly growing and expanding internationaly, and we are looking for a full stack developer to join our team. If you like to have a large-scale impact and values like transparency, the common good and the sharing of knowledge are important to you, please read on! Open Food Facts is an …

Open Food Facts laureate of the Google Fellowship and the Google Impact Challenge for Climate

In a nutshell Open food facts will extend the Eco-score throughout Europe, gradually joined by other members of the Eco-Score consortium The momentum has already started: we have launched a first version in 8 countries, and European distributors are starting to adopt it Consumers can now see the environmental impact of more than 400,000 everyday …

Launch of the Eco-Score, the environmental score for food products

In 2015, Open Food Facts was the first to calculate and display the Nutri-Score for all food products. Today, we are proud to be part of the collective of committed actors who are launching Eco-Score, the grade from A to E to assess the impact of food on the environment. The Eco-Score is a continuation …

Real-time product data from producers on Open Food Facts, thanks to the new EQUADIS integration

Manufacturers can now send real-time photos and data of their products from Equadis to Open Food Facts. Always up-to-date data Producers can send complete information on all their products, with a reduced risk of error, and most importantly, update them automatically in real time. This is very important because the composition of many products changes …

The 5 major projects of Open Food Facts in 2021

Since 2012, Open Food Facts has been transforming food by making information transparent and actionable (consumer choices, scientific research, etc). With over 1,500,000 products already added and more than 50,000 monthly product changes, this work is a constant challenge. In 2021, we want to multiply our impacts, towards new horizons. 5 major transformative projects await …

A great thank you to the Mozilla and the Ford Foundation for their support to the new Open Food Facts app

We are very happy to announce that the Mozilla Foundation has awarded Open Food Facts $10,000 USD to fund work on the next version of the Open Food Facts app, through the Mozilla Open Source Support (or MOSS for short) seed award. Earlier this year, Pierre Slamich, cofounder of Open Food Facts, participated in an …