“Self-regulation is no regulation” conference, organized by Alcohol Action Ireland and Eurocare
Brussels, 8 June 2017 Chair: Suzanne Costello, CEO Alcohol Action Ireland. Note by Francesco Mirizzi, Pernod Ricard Session 1. Examining how Member States are protecting Children from alcohol marketing Lynn Boylan MEP from Dublin (GUE-NGL), opened the conference accusing the Food & Drink Industry of fooling consumers with their pledges (a cheerful façade) and
In 2015, IARD launched ResponsibleDrinking.org, a new website providing information on a variety of topics related to drinking. IARD and the signatories to The Beer, Wine and Spirits Producers’ Commitments to Reduce Harmful Drinking believe everyone should make safe, legal, and responsible decisions when choosing whether to consume alcohol and that people are able to
How Much Is Too Much?
For as long as alcohol beverages have been part of culture and custom around the world, people have been aware that drinking too much or too often is not good for you. While growing scientific evidence has broadened our understanding of the relationship between drinking and health, the picture seems to have become increasingly complicated.