The first meeting of the Technical Committee for the MED DIET “Mediterranean Diet and Enhancement of Traditional Food Stuff” was held in Barcelona on June 27th and 28th. The partner country experts from Egypt, Greece, Italy, Lebanon, Spain and Tunisia addressed several issues regarding Building a Mediterranean Knowledge System and the ways to transmit this knowledge about the Mediterranean Diet to schools and consumers.
The MED DIET project is the first project for the promotion of the Mediterranean Diet. Under the leadership of Italy, Spain is one of the six participating countries, contributing three entities as Partners, including the Mediterranean Diet Foundation. The project is part of a Euro-Mediterranean Agreement involving 15,000 consumers and 5,000 children and young people.