RIVM collaborates at European level on the implemention of the Nutri-Score label
The Netherlands, Belgium, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Spain and Switzerland are collaborating to facilitate the nutritional label NutriScore.
A number of European countries are currently seeing outbreaks of measles. Before the start of the summer season, RIVM has therefore updated its immunisation recommendation for measles.
Young people (13-18 years) who use light-emitting screens daily in the hour before going to sleep have more sleep problems.
In the Netherlands, diets with a high environmental impact contain more meat and energy.
Vaccination coverage for vaccinations in the Dutch National Vaccination Program (NIP) decreased slightly by about half a percent for the third consecutive year.
The most recent measles epidemic and outbreak of Salmonella Thomson due to smoked salmon have cost 3.9 and 1.7 million euros, respectively.
The measles epidemic, the first case of which occurred in the Netherlands in May 2013, is coming to an end.
Last weekend, a 17-year-old girl from the province of Zeeland (The Netherlands) has died of complications after a measles infection. She was not vaccinated against the disease.
Some areas of the Netherlands where families for religious reasons chose not to get their babies vaccinated are now reporting cases of measles, and it is expected that the number of cases will incr