Two New Working Groups: A Call for New Members

The Whole Grain Initiative has two newly launched working groups that are looking for members:

Coming Soon: Australian Whole Grain Week – 15-21 June 2020

Another one of the Grains and Legumes Nutrition Council’s annual outreach campaigns is approaching.

AU Whole Grain Week – 15.-21. June 2020

This year the team at the Grains & Legumes Nutrition Council celebrated AU Whole Grain Week 2020 from 15-21 June by joining forces with Australian Masterchef contestant Callum Hann and Accredited Practising Dietitian, Themis Chryssidis.

Upcoming: Whole Grain Webinar Series

The Oldways Whole Grains Council’s biennial Whole Grains Conference had to be postponed due to travel concerns related to COVID-19, so the WGC team decided to launch a new whole grain webinar series to tide everyone over until 2021.

Whole Grain Sampling Day – 25 March 2020

The Oldways Whole Grains Council, based in the United States, celebrates whole grains with a nationwide Whole Grain Sampling Day campaign on the last Wednesday in March each year.

Roundtable Discussion about Public-Private Partnership in UK

Cereal Partners UK has been exploring the feasibility of a Danish-style Whole Grain Public-Private Partnership in the UK.

Australian health experts call to "Bring back the sandwich"

The Grains and Legumes Nutrition Council hosts an annual campaign called Bring Back the Sandwich, which aims to promote whole grains and legumes by providing followers with tips and recipes, as well as a lunchbox planner with ideas for creating balanced, tasty sandwiches.

European Union Highlights in 2020

In 2019, a new EU Parliament and EU Commission were elected.

Italian Society for Cardiovascular Prevention (SIPREC) Commitment

The Italian Society for Cardiovascular Prevention (SIPREC) and Italian National Research Council (CNR) are committed to raising awareness of the importance of eating whole grain to prevent cardiovascular deaths that are attributable to diets low in whole grains.

Recap of the 2019 International Whole Grain Day Event

The first edition of our Whole Grain Day celebration generated considerable noise and received significant media coverage, including articles in the Parliamentary Magazine, Eurativ, and New Food Magazine.

WholEUGrain Project Launched

The WholEUGrain project, was launched in November 2019 with funding from the EU’s 3rd Health Programme.

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