` Easter Arrives for Aleppo as Convoys of Humanitarian Aid Delivered in 200 Trucks to People in Need ‘

#AceFoodNews – ALEPPO – After the army units secured the international highway of Aleppo and opened Aleppo-Khanaser road where they eliminated scores of terrorists who attempted to cut off the road, more convoys of humanitarian aid were delivered to the city on Sunday.

Governor of Aleppo Mohammad Wahid Akkad told SANA that the convoys included 200 trucks loaded with food, vegetables, fruits and other humanitarian supplies.

He added that passenger vehicles have started to arrive in the province since morning.

The governor said oil stations will resume work starting off tomorrow and many areas have been resupplied with water, assuring that the problem of electricity shortages will soon be solved.

Sana. B. Mousa/ H. Said in Report.

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` Plastic Chemical `Azodicarbonamide ‘ found in nearly 500 foods and supplied by around 130 Companies’

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` Excess and Greed has its own way of showing People the Truth'

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#USAID: ” New Farm Law to Help Feed Thousands”

#AceFoodNews says `New Farm Law to Help Feed 800,000 More People Abroad, according to the latest report from – USAID’

 

 

 

US National Security Memorandum: paramount imp...

US National Security Memorandum: paramount importance of world population control through programs of UN and USAID. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

Changes to the way the US distributes food aid could help feed 800,000 more people abroad, many of them Syrian refugees, US Agency for International Development administrator Rajiv Shah said.

 

The changes come in a farm law signed by President Barack Obama last week, AP reported.

The legislation will allow Washington to make a small increase in the amount of food aid given out as cash or vouchers.

 

The Obama administration said the current approach when most food aid is grown in the US and shipped to developing countries is inefficient.

 

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#USDA : " Beef Bars from Diseased and Unsound Animals is recalled by `Rancho Feeding Corporation' of Petaluma"

#AceFoodNews says Rancho Feeding Corp of Petaluma, a California-based company, is recalling 3,950 tons of beef bars because it used “diseased and unsound animals”, the USDA said.

The beef, which also lacked proper federal inspections, was produced between January 1 and January 7 and is unfit for human consumption.

The meat was shipped to California, Florida, Illinois and Texas, the department’s Food Safety and Inspection Service said in a statement.

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#US : Fast Food Chain Sub-Way `Convinced by Food Babe’ to Remove `Asthma-Causing-Chemical’ from Bread”

#AceNewsServices says a `Blogger Convinces Subway‘ to remove `Asthma-Causing Chemical’ from bread.

The Subway fast food chain, one of the largest bread bakers in the world, announced Wednesday that it will remove a chemical in its bread that drew the attention of a health blogger. Azodiacarbonamide is a chemical used to increase elasticity in bread, and can also be found in products such as shoe rubber and yoga mats.

StopUsingAzodicarbonamide1The chemical has been linked to asthma and other maladies and is banned from human consumption in Europe. Vani Hari, the blogger behind FoodBabe.com, began her campaign against Azodiacarbonamideafter US First Lady Michelle Obama praised Subway’s kids’ menu.
“We are already in the process of removing Azodiacarbonamide as part of our bread improvement efforts despite the fact that it is USDA and FDA approved ingredient,” Subway said in a statement. “The complete conversion to have this product out of the bread will be done soon.”

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#Russia : Considering Ban On `Restricting Import’s and Completely Banning `GM Food Production `for Domestic Use”

#AceFoodNews says a `Total Ban on GM Food Production Being Considered in Russia‘.

A group of Russian MPs have prepared a bill severely restricting imports of genetically modified agricultural produce, and completely banning its domestic production.

russia-gmo-foods-ban.siThe initiative is backed by Evgeny Fyodorov of the parliamentary majority United Russia and a group called Russian Sovereignty, which unites MPs from various parties and parliamentary factions.

The politicians want to amend the existing law On Safety and Quality of Alimentary Products with a norm set for the maximum allowed content of transgenic and genetically modified components. The powers to establish that norm go to the government and products with excessive content of GMO components should be banned for turnover and imports.

Currently there are no limitations on the turnover or production of GMO-containing foodstuffs in Russia. However, when the percentage of GMO exceeds 0.9 percent the producer must label such goods and warn consumers. Last autumn the government passed a resolution allowing the listing of genetically modified plants in the Unified State Register, but this resolution will come in force only in July this year.

The main sponsor of the bill, Fyodorov, said in comments to Izvestia daily that he wanted to make this norm zero for all foodstuffs produced in Russia. The draft bans the production of genetically modified organisms and transgenic products of plant, animal or microbial origin for their use in human and animal foods.

Fyodorov said that this measure was needed because international corporations could try to bypass the limitations on imports by launching GMO production inside Russia. He added that under the new bill businessmen still can register genetically modified organisms and conduct research, but not grow and sell them until a slightest doubt of their safety remains.

Professionals perceived the initiative differently. The head of Russia’s Organic Farming Union, Yakov Lyubovedsky, holds that the passing of the bill would show if the Duma can defend the country’s independence and the interests of population. He also added that GMO was an experiment on humanity itself and that the industry could do very well without genetically enhanced plants and animals.

The president of the Grain Producers’ Union, Arkady Zlochevsky holds the opposite opinion. He told Izvestia that the suggested measure would be extremely harmful for Russian farmers as they would be deprived of modern technology and their foreign competitors would be still allowed to export their goods to Russia.

If legislators decide on a ban, it should be complete, including consumption, but this is currently not possible, Zlochevsky noted. In addition the limitations would create a threat of uncontrolled and dangerous spread of illegal genetically modified crops, Zlochevsky noted.

The pro-GMO businessman also pointed out that the discussion of the problem should not be limited to the agriculture and food industries. He said that 70 percent of genetically enhanced materials were used in pharmacology and medicine, 20 percent were used in industry and only 10 percent of GMOs were used in agriculture and food production.

The bill will be submitted to the lower house in two weeks’ time and its authors claim that its chances of passing are very high.

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#Chefs-tip : “Healthy Eating Bok Choy Recipe”

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#Chefs-tip ” Meat Is Difficult to Digest – Especially for the Elderly”

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“Thomas Jefferson the President and the Cook”

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#Chefs-tip: “Too Much White Sugar in your Diet can Cause Real Problems”

#AceFoodNews says #Chefs-tip: “Too Much White Sugar in your Diet can Cause Real Problems” #Health

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#AceNewsGroup says latest and #mustread post for #AceFoodNews…

#AceNewsGroup says latest and #mustread post for #AceFoodNews simply called #Chefs-tip:”Too Much White Sugar in Your Diet Can Cause Real Problems” http://wp.me/p2QGMH-fK

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#AceNewsServices says here are the latest Food…

#AceNewsServices says here are the latest “Food and Health News” from our resident #Chefs-tip posts.
1. How to avoid Salmonella Poisoning from eggs http://wp.me/p2QGMH-ez
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3. Eating Oatmeal is Gives you Energy and is Slow Burning http://wp.me/p2QGMH-eH
4. Beauty of Eating Cabbage http://wp.me/p2QGMH-fz
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“Maine Governor Paul LePage Say’s #NO2GMO and Signs Legislation Requiring Labelling”

#AceFoodNews says Maine Gov. Paul LePage signed legislation today making Maine the second state to require labeling for genetically engineered (GE) foods. The GE food labelling will not take effect until five contiguous states enact similar legislation.

“American consumers want the right to know what is in the food they eat, plain and simple,” said Rebecca Spector, who spearheads state GE labelling legislative efforts at Centre for Food Safety. “The food movement has created the political will to label genetically engineered foods and states are beginning to respond.”

Polls show 90-95 percent of Americans want GE food labeling. In 2013, 50 bills were introduced requiring labeling in 26 states. Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) recentlyintroduced federal legislation that would require nationwide labeling of GE products.

“The GMO [genetically modified organisms] labelling law will give Maine people the information they need to make informed decisions about the food they and their families eat,” said Maine Conservation Voters’ Executive Director Maureen Drouin. “Already 64 countries around the world label foods that contain GM ingredients, including all of Europe, Russia, China, Brazil, India and Saudi Arabia. The GMO labelling law will give important freedom of choice to food consumers in Maine and the north-east.”

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” Branding Through Facebook Takes You to Unlike Posts to Increase Fans”

#AceFoodNews says this latest post using the unlike button on Facebook can raise awareness according to the post:

by Aaron Taube on Jan 9, 2014, 10:51 AM

Burger King Whopper Sellout smaller thumbFor all the time brands spend begging social media users to like and share their latest topical jokes about the weather or the latest television show, marketers themselves are still figuring out how to measure the actual value of these interactions to their companies.

After all, just because I "liked" IHOP’s Facebook post wishing me "A Merry Little Breakfast" doesn’t mean I’m about to ditch out on Christmas morning to grab a Rooty Tooty Fresh ‘N Fruity combo.

In a refreshing bit a of self-awareness, Burger King’s Norway division made light of the frivolousness of some of these interactions with a campaign that actually encouraged people to "unlike" the brand’s Facebook page.

After discovering that many of its 38,000 Facebook "fans" were posting derogatory messages about its brand or praising arch rival McDonald’s, Burger King Norway chose to weed out these fly-by-night followers.

To do so, it asked Facebook users to choose one of two options: "like" the new Facebook page and declare yourself a "true fan" or accept a coupon for a free Big Mac and be banned from Burger King’s Facebook page forever.

Here’s what happened next, as told by DIST Creative, the Oslo ad agency that created the "Whopper Sell-Out" campaign:

Burger King Norway gave away all 1,000 of its Big Macs within a week and lost about 30,000 Facebook fans from the stunt.

However, DIST Creative reports that the new Facebook page wound up with 8,481 loyal followers, who engage with the brand five times as much as users did on the old page. And Burger King got additional free advertising every time someone accepted the Big Mac and declared themselves a "Whopper Sell-Out" on their Facebook page.

And yet, for all of the creativity of its Norwegian brethren, Burger King’s U.S. page continues to go about engaging its disloyal "fans" the same way it always has.

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Speaking of Burger King’s Facebook pages: Remember the time it started calling itself "Fries King"?

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” German: Food Banks and Charities are Having a Difficult Time in Keeping up With Demand”

#AceWorldNews says  according to Der Speigel in mid-October in a Wetzlar church hall, about 200 visitors sat in rows of tightly packed chairs, leaning against the walls with their arms crossed and sullen expressions on their faces, or standing in front of the open doorway, hoping to hear at least some of what was being said at an event that will have a significant impact on their lives. Some stood under open umbrellas, a symbolic gesture meant to convey the message that they don’t want to be left standing out in the rain.

Foodbank Wetzler GermanyThe issue being discussed that evening in Wetzlar, a city in the western German state of Hesse, was not the future of a local company or student tuition, but the free food programs at the city’s food bank, called the Wetzlarer Tafel. The organization that runs the operation is short on funds to pay for its fleet of vehicles and volunteers. About 4,200 people, including recipients of Hartz IV welfare benefits, asylum seekers and others in need, are dependent on the charity. “We can’t make it on our own,” says director Harald Würges. “We need a solution so they won’t go hungry.”

There were a number of similarly dramatic appeals on this evening, and they made an impression on a group of local politicians sitting at a long table. In early December, the city of Wetzlar allocated a subsidy of €14,000 ($19,000) to the food bank. “It’s a good start,” says Würges, “but we’re not quite out of the woods yet.”

Würges and many other representatives of 917 other food banks and soup kitchens in Germany share the same fear over their future. Across the country, food pantry workers, most of them volunteers, are sounding the alarm that charitable donations are no longer enough to pay for storage space, delivery trucks and rents. Some are also having trouble stocking enough food to satisfy demand. In Hamburg, for example, food banks have been forced to turn some people away in recent weeks.

Greater Demand for Free Food

Pantry volunteers and employees blame the plight on the fact that increasingly more people have come to depend on free meals. They also say that people have become less inhibited when it comes to publicly admitting to poverty and having to rely on charity.

But the growing demand for food-pantry services is only part of the story. The charity movement has also made mistakes that would force a seasoned business enterprise to its knees: growing too fast and turning away from its core business.

In some places, charitable organizations have expanded their services and taken on some of the responsibilities of the social welfare state. In addition to offering free meals, some now provide training programs to help welfare recipients improve their job-seeking skills, cooking classes and childcare for single mothers.

In many instances, the food-pantry movement no longer has much in common with the laudable volunteer initiative that developed in major cities about two decades ago. At the time, a few volunteers, using their own cars, would spend hours collecting food for the needy in supermarkets and restaurants: day-old bread, bruised fruit and dairy products approaching their expiration dates. The volunteers wanted to get involved and do good deeds for the needy. The media portrayed them as charitable workers helping to feed the poor. It was a niche project.

But that was before Germany’s Hartz IV welfare reform program came into effect. Troubled by news reports on the adverse effects of the new legislation, well-meaning citizens established food pantry associations throughout Germany, even in towns with less than 10,000 inhabitants and unemployment levels below 5 percent. The food pantry movement grew into a social giant than now has some 60,000 volunteers, fleets of vehicles and about 3,000 actual food banks — a larger network of branches than the Penny discount supermarket chain.

Supply and demand continued to grow. In the last five years, the number of people who receive meals for free or in return for a small contribution has approximately doubled to about 1.5 million.

Decline in Provisions

This would hardly be a dramatic figure if the donations coming from grocers had grown at roughly the same pace. But large supermarket chains and small retail grocery stores have improved their inventory planning, removing far fewer items from the shelves and discounting items that are about to expire. The food-pantry trucks are still getting enough fruits and vegetables, says Heike Vongehr, head of the Düsseldorf food pantry, established in 1994. But, she adds, there has been a steady decline in the supply of pasta, dairy products and meat — precisely the products that are in great demand among pantry customers.

Vongehr, 70, a pioneer of the German food-pantry movement, fears that the situation will get even worse in the coming years. One reason, she explains, is that more students are using food banks in Düsseldorf and other university cities. Turning them away would be unfair. On average, university students in Germany have a monthly income of only €864, which, according to the criteria of the German Federal Statistical Office, makes them just as “vulnerable to poverty” as Hartz IV recipients and many retirees.

Another development that worries food bank volunteers is the fact that Bulgarian and Romanian nationals will enjoy freedom of movement for workers as of Jan. 1, 2014. “We are about to face new challenges,” says Vongehr. One possible solution, she explains, is to reduce portion sizes, but even that creates potential problems, with recipients already complaining about not getting enough food at many pantries. Because of rising tensions at their facilities, food pantries in Berlin have enrolled some of their workers in conflict management courses.

Competition Between Charities

Some improvement could achieve if each pantry would distribute the food they collect more effectively among themselves. In some regions, food pantries and other charitable institutions are even competing for the goodwill of grocers. The losers are forced to send their customer’s home with reduced portions, while the organizations that come out on top are able to expand their range of products and services.

One person able to provide his customers with the best is Wolfgang Nielsen. On a recent morning at 9 a.m., the chairman of the food pantry in the western city of Wuppertal provided a tour of his organization’s extensive grounds in the city’s Barmen neighborhood. The first stop was the cafeteria, which was almost as big as a gymnasium. Pop music played quietly in the background as guests at the breakfast buffet chose from among nine types of cold cuts and cheese. And thanks to “excellent” cooperation with local bakeries, Nielsen noted enthusiastically, the Wuppertal food pantry has “the best selection of bread and cake in the Bergisches Land region.”

Visitors to the food pantry are not charged for their meals, nor are they required to prove their status as Hartz IV recipients or low-wage earners. In theory, any resident of Wuppertal can come to the pantry for breakfast and stay until lunch, which is also free, as is dinner.

Nielsen, 63, and his staff distribute “about 1,000 portions” each day of the week in their cafeteria. They also run a separate “children’s pantry,” which provides after-school daycare services for Hartz IV recipients and other parents who qualify as needy. “It’s a popular service,” says Nielsen. Parents who prefer to cook for their own children are given food to take home. Crime rates have declined in Wuppertal because of the food pantry, says Nielsen. According to the police, shoplifting has also gone down since the facility began distributing free meals.

Introducing Price Tags

About 500 kilometers (310 miles) away, Jochen Brühl, 47, the new chairman of the German Federal Association of Food Pantries, is sitting in a conference room in Berlin. He is somewhat critical of the all-inclusive world of the Wuppertal pantry. Food pantries shouldn’t really be “full-service providers,” he says. As Brühl points out, “the supply situation varies widely from region to region.” In eastern Germany, in particular, pantries are having trouble serving all of their customers.

Brühl and his staff at the federal association are trying to develop a structure capable of handling future challenges. They conduct outreach activities, manage major suppliers like the Lidl and Rewe supermarket chains and provide volunteers with fundraising training. They have almost no say in the day-to-day operations of each pantry.

Brühl has had good experiences with a model used at the food pantry in his hometown of Ludwigsburg, near Stuttgart. The Ludwigsburg facility, along with several others in the surrounding state of Baden-Württemberg, no longer offers food for free.

Each item has a price. A cup of yoghurt costs 5 cents, bread costs 20 cents and a portion of fruit is priced at 30 cents. Experiences with the new system have been “overwhelmingly positive,” says Brühl. One of the reasons, he adds, is that pantry visitors are now real customers.

In Munich, too, food pantries have abandoned their old principles. In the past, pantries only distributed items that food producers, supermarkets and other merchants were no longer willing to sell. To maintain standards for their roughly 18,000 weekly customers, food pantries in the Bavarian capital see themselves forced to take a path that would have been viewed as a betrayal of the movement’s fundamental principles in the past: Buying large amounts of additional food, paid for with donations.

Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan

 

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#Monsanto Gathers Data – So What is the Reason Why?

The Start-up Stage

The Start-up Stage (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

#AceFoodNews says with #Monsanto collecting #data from every source what can we imagine the future of our food production could look like. So try to this is RSN’s take so just …………………….

magine cows fed and milked entirely by robots. Or tomatoes that send an e-mail when they need more water. Or a farm where all the decisions about where to plant seeds, spray fertilizer and steer tractors are made by software on servers on the other side of the sea.

This is what more and more of our agriculture may come to look like in the years ahead, as farming meets Big Data. There’s no shortage of farmers and industry gurus who think this kind of “smart” farming could bring many benefits. Pushing these tools onto fields, the idea goes, will boost our ability to control this fiendishly unpredictable activity and help farmers increase yields even while using fewer resources.

The Second Stage

The Second Stage (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The big question is who exactly will end up owning all this data, and who gets to determine how it is used. On one side stand some of the largest corporations in agriculture, who are racing to gather and put their stamp on as much of this information as they can. Opposing them are farmers’ groups and small open-source technology start-ups, which want to ensure a farm’s data stays in the farmer’s control and serves the farmer’s interests.

Who wins will determine not just who profits from the information, but who, at the end of the day, directs life and business on the farm.

The Third Stage

The Third Stage (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

One recent round in this battle took place in October, when Monsanto spent close to $1 billion to buy the Climate Corporation, a data analytics firm. Last year the chemical and seed company also bought Precision Planting, another high-tech firm, and also launched a venture capital arm geared to fund tech start-ups.

In November, John Deere and DuPont Pioneer announced plans to partner to provide farmers information and prescriptions in near-real time. Deere has pioneered “precision farming” equipment in recent years, equipping tractors and combines to automatically transmit data-collected from particular farms to company databases. DuPont, meanwhile, has rolled-out a service that analyses data into “actionable management strategies.”

The Seed Stage

The Seed Stage (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Many farmer’s are wary that these giants could use these tools to win unprecedented levels of insight into the economics and operational workings of their farms. The issue is not that these companies would shower the farmers with ads, as Facebook does when it knows you’re looking to buy sneakers. For farmers, the risks of big data seem to pierce right to the heart of how they  make a living. What would it mean, for instance, for Monsanto to know the intricacies of their business?

Farm advocacy groups are now scrambling to understand how – if given free rein – these corporations could misuse the data they collect. “We’re signing up for things without knowing what we are giving up,” said Mark Nelson, director of commodities at the Kansas Farm Bureau. In May, the American Farm Bureau Federation, a national lobbying group, published a policy brief outlining some potential risks around these data-driven farm tools.

American Farm Bureau Federation

American Farm Bureau Federation (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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#AceFoodNews says The Best Cookbooks of 2013…

#AceFoodNews says ” The Best Cookbooks of 2013″ according to “Tom Philpott at MotherJones here is his extract: Like a marvelous baguette half eaten and left out, the golden age of American cookbooks opened with a flourish—the 1962 publication of Julia Childs’ Mastering the Art of French Cooking—and then went stale over time. The impulse to create “authentic” versions of dishes from faraway lands turned into a mania. Then, celebrity chefs got into the act, churning out high-minded tomes that seemed to presume one had a brigade of prep cooks on hand. For me, the turning point came in 2004, when I left New York City and moved to a farm in rural North Carolina. I brought along my copy of Jeffrey Alford and Naomi Duguid’s exacting and brilliant Hot Sour Salty Sweet: A Culinary Journey Through Southeast Asia, but my will—and ability—to chase down South Asian ingredients eventually waned (coriander root in Boone, N.C.?). Something similar happened with Daniel Boulud’s Cooking With Daniel Boulud and its fussy techniques. Moreover, in the scrum of farm work, the patience to attack a tower of dirty pots for a single meal also dwindled. Simplicity and seasonality came to the fore. I grew tired of cookbooks, even though I had largely learned to cook from them.
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Taking Food Banking From Delhi to Gurgaon

Gurgaon, July 2009

Gurgaon, July 2009 (Photo credit: Anannya Deb)

#AceFoodNews says “Hunger and Malnutrition remain critical issues in contemporary India, despite key economic advancements. However, on National Education Day (Nov 11), an event saw the launch of the first ever Gurgaon Food Bank, marked a successful feat – a step in the right direction – in this seemingly insurmountable challenge.

Delhi Food Bank (DFB) and its partners, building upon its critical success – in the presence of key dignitaries and supporters – helped to launch the Food Bank in Gurgaon, Haryana. The occasion also marked the end of its intensive Food-A-Thon 2013 campaign by honouring key organizations and individuals for their contribution at an awards ceremony.

There are vast numbers of transitionary populations in places such as Gurgaon in search of better economic opportunities, who as well as other vulnerable populations, face serious nutrition challenges that have a plethora of negative impacts on their lives.

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High Number of People With Diabetes in Europe Receiving Inadequate Care

English: The blue circle is the global symbol ...

English: The blue circle is the global symbol for diabetes, introduced by the International Diabetes Federation with the aim of giving diabetes a common identity, supporting existing efforts to raise awareness of diabetes and placing the diabetes epidemic firmly in the public spotlight. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

#AceHealthNews says Hundreds of thousands of people living with diabetes in Europe do not have access to the treatment they need, putting their health at risk. These are the initial findings of a
study by the International Diabetes Federation Europe (IDF Europe) on Access to Quality
Medicines and Medical Devices for Diabetes Care in Europe.

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