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The classification system for recording food consumption data

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This Website is being developed under the project of the EU COST Action 99/Eurofoods by Ian Unwin, 6 Chapmans Way, Over, Cambridge CB4 5PZ , U.K. in collaboration with Anders Møller, Danish Food Informatics, Borgediget 12, DK-4000 Roskilde, Denmark.

The Eurocode 2 Food Coding System was originally developed within the European FLAIR Eurofoods-Enfant Project "to serve as a standard instrument for nutritional surveys in Europe and to serve the need for food intake comparisons" (Poortvliet et al., 1991, page 4).
This Website is currently maintained with the objectives of:

The Website provides the following information:

The informal Discussion Group has a key role in developing and agreeing proposals for the modification of Eurocode 2 and in building useable and comprehensive documentation of the system. The Website provides the opportunity for you to submit your comments and suggestions through a feedback form or by e-mail. Your input can form a major contribution to the work and we look forward to hearing from you.


Ian Unwin
6 Chapmans Way • Over • Cambridge CB4 5PZ • U.K.
Telephone +44 (0) 1954 202352
E-mail: ian@
Anders Møller
Danish Food Informatics
Borgediget 12 • DK-4000 Roskilde • DK
E-mail: am@

Ian Unwin
January 1999