23. September 2015
"Only 55% of Italians buy it, let's aim for 90%', expert says"
Iodized salt is the 'best ally' for a healthy thyroid, endocrinologist Dominique Van Doorne said at Expo Milano 2015. She was speaking as...
05. September 2015
The pan-European research initiative within the EU funding scheme Horizon 2020, called ‘EUThyroid’ will kick off in Vienna, Austria, on 7–9th September. The goal of the meeting will be to discuss the...
27. May 2015
EFSA has re-published its scientific opinion on the risks to public health from perchlorate in food, particularly in fruit and vegetables. Adopted in September 2014, the opinion has been revised because ...
13. September 2014
On Monday 15 September, a Croatian charity team Bioleptir Hrvatska (Butterfly Croatia) will set out on a cross-European bicycle tour to raise awareness of thyroid disorders and iodine deficiency. The tour...
25. June 2014
Some 30% of the world's population, or two billion people, are deficient in iodine. Although the most severe cases occur in developing countries, Europeans are affected too, with about half of continental...
Progress against IDD in Europe
)IDD Newsletter 2/2010
Although Western & Central Europe is an industrialised and wealthy part of the world, there still remain areas of iodine deficiency in several countries. Legislation also differs widely among European countries. Not all countries within the region have been able to successfully establish official governmental iodine deficiency control programs.
Iodine deficiency in pregnant women in Europe
MB Zimmermann, M Gizak, K Abbott, M AnderssonLancet Diabetes Endocrinol
SCIENTIFIC OPINION: Scientific opinion on Dietary Reference Values for iodine
EFSA Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies (NDA); European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), Parma, ItalyEFSA Journal
2014 European Thyroid Association Guidelines for the Management of Subclinical Hypothyroidism in Pregnancy and in Children
John Lazarus, Rosalind S. Brown, Chantal Daumerie, Alicja Hubalewska-Dydejczyk, Roberto Negro, and Bijay VaidyaEur Thyroid J
Effect of lowdose selenium on thyroid autoimmunity and thyroid function in UK pregnant women with mild-to-moderate iodine deficiency
Jinyuan Mao, Victor J. Pop, Sarah C. Bath, Huib L. Vader, Christopher W. G. Redman, and Margaret P. RaymanEur J Nutr
2014, Dec 19
Mapping salt reduction initiatives in the WHO European Region
World Health Organization 2013
Prevalence of iodine deficiency in Europe in 2010
M.B. Zimmermann and M. AnderssonAnnales d'Endocrinologie
2011, 72; 164-166
Iodine deficiency in Europe: A continuing public health problem
Maria Andersson, Bruno de Benoist, Ian Darnton-Hill, François Delange
World Health Organization/UNICEF, 2007
COMMISSION RECOMMENDATION (EU) 2015/682 of 29 April 2015 on the monitoring of the presence of perchlorate in food
(Text with EEA relevance)Official Journal of the European Union