SPEECH/12/692  05-10-2012 - John Dalli Commissioner for Health and Consumer Policy Health in an age of austerity European Health Forum/Gastein 5 October 2012 
European Commission - European Commission Minister Stöger, Dr Leiner, Professor Brand, Ladies and Gentlemen, I am very pleased to be here with you today – my third time in Gastein – to speak about Health in an age of Austerity; and what the European Commission is doing to help Member States in this...
SPEECH/12/681  03-10-2012 - John Dalli Commissioner for Health and Consumer Policy Economics of animal health: a price worth paying? EU Veterinary Week Conference/Brussels 3 October 2012 
European Commission - European Commission Ladies and Gentlemen, I am sure that you will agree with me about both the importance and timeliness of the theme chosen for today's conference. Because of the current economic climate, all areas of expenditure rightly come under intense scrutiny. Animal health is certainly no exception.
SPEECH/12/140  01-03-2012 - John Dalli Commissioner for Health Strengthening EU legislation on tobacco products High-level conference on pictorial health warnings and standardised packaging for tobacco products Brussels, 29 February 2012 
European Commission - Honourable Members of Parliament, Ladies and Gentlemen, Let me first thank the Smoke Free Partnership and the Belgian Foundation against Cancer for bringing us together today to discuss tobacco packaging. I would also like to thank Mr Florenz, Ms Willmot, Mr Schlyter and Ms Parvanova for hosting this event and...
SPEECH/12/134  29-02-2012 - John Dalli Commissioner for Health and Consumer Policy Fight Food Crime Better training for safer food conference on food-related crime Brussels, 28 February 2012 
European Commission - Ladies and Gentlemen, It is a pleasure for me to be here today to provide the closing address for this Better Training for Safer Food Conference on food-related crime. I am delighted to have the chance to address such an expert audience on what I consider to be one of...
SPEECH/12/79  09-02-2012 - John Dalli Commissioner for Health and Consumer Policy Strengthening consumer confidence: the foundation for growth IMCO hearing on the Consumer Agenda Brussels, 09 February 2012 
European Commission - Dear Malcolm, Honourable Members, Vice President Reding, Ambassador Liisberg, Ladies and Gentlemen, First I would like to thank the European Parliament, the IMCO Committee and in particular its Chair – Malcolm Harbour – for organising, together with the Commission, this hearing on the Consumer Agenda.
SPEECH/12/77  09-02-2012 - John Dalli Commissioner for Health and Consumer Policy Commissioner Dalli calls for immediate actions concerning the safety of medical devices Statement in the press room of the Berlaymont Brussels, 09 February 2012 
European Commission - Good morning ladies and gentlemen, I am here today to talk to you about improving patient safety in the wake of the PIP breast implant incident. Safety is central to my policy as Commissioner for Health and Consumers. I have just come from the hearing in the European Parliament on...
SPEECH/12/19  19-01-2012 - John Dalli Commissioner for Health and Consumer Policy EU Animal Welfare Strategy 2012-2015: Analysing the past and shaping the future Statement on the adoption of the EU Animal Welfare Strategy 2012-2015 Brussels, 19 January 2012 
European Commission - Ladies and Gentlemen, Animal welfare is an emotive issue – about which European citizens – and consumers – care a lot. As the recent conclusion of the deadline on the Laying Hens directive has shown, "animal welfare" is a permanent "work in progress".
SPEECH/11/684  19-10-2011 - John DALLI Commissioner for Health and Consumer Policy Commissioner John Dalli urges action on tackling alcohol abuse 9th plenary meeting of the European alcohol and health forum Brussels, 19 October 2011 
European Commission - Ladies and Gentlemen, I am delighted to join this plenary meeting of the European Alcohol and Health Forum. It is my first time here, even though I have already met many of you on other occasions. I wanted to be here with you today for two reasons: First, because our...
SPEECH/11/674  18-10-2011 - John DALLI Commissioner for Health and Consumer Politics Full picture of GMO cultivation is now shaping up Hearing at the European Parliament on the socio-economic dimensions of GMO cultivation Brussels, 18 October 2011 
European Commission - Ladies and Gentlemen, Honourable Members of the European Parliament, Dear Colleagues, I am very pleased to welcome you to this conference on the socio-economic dimensions of GMO cultivation. This is the second in a series of conferences on GMO related issues.
SPEECH/11/656  13-10-2011 - John DALLI Commissioner for Health and Consumer Policy Ensuring the delivery of solid scientific advice through safeguarding the independence of EFSA EFSA consultative workshop: "Independence and scientific decision-making processes" Brussels, 12 October 2011 
European Commission - Ladies and Gentlemen, I am pleased to be here today to close the European Food Safety Authority's workshop on Independence and Scientific Decision-Making Processes. The common objective shared by all institutions in the run-up to EFSA's creation, was to establish an independent scientific body capable of offering independent and solid...