SPEECH/16/4093  29-11-2016 - Speech by Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis at the launch meeting of the "EU Platform on Food Losses and Food Waste" 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Speech Speech Brussels, 29 November 2016 Ladies and Gentlemen, There are days in the life of people and societies which mark a turning point, between a "before" and an "after"; I am convinced that when it comes to that absurd unethical and...
MEMO/16/3989  28-11-2016 - Reducing food waste: the EU's response to a global challenge 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 28 November 2016 Around 88 million tonnes of food are wasted annually in the EU – around 20% of all food produced, with associated costs estimated at 143 billion euros. We are looking for every opportunity to prevent food waste and strengthen sustainability of...
IP/16/3749  23-11-2016 - Europeans live longer, but extra years are not always spent in good health 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 23 November 2016 "Health at a Glance: Europe 2016" European Commission/OECD joint report shows that policies that aim at promoting good health and preventing diseases as well as more effective healthcare could save lives and billions of euros in the European Union.
SPEECH/16/3894  23-11-2016 - Speech by Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis on the occasion of the launch of the "Health at a Glance: Europe 2016" report 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Speech Speech Brussels, 23 November 2016 Ladies and Gentlemen, good day, and warm welcome, I am very glad to be here today with my friend Angel Gurria, the Secretary General of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, and to present to...
IP/16/3805  18-11-2016 - Statement of Commissioner Andriukaitis on the occasion of European Antibiotic Awareness Day 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 18 November 2016 Leading the fight against Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR): New Action Plan to be launched in 2017. On the occasion of the 9th European Antibiotic Awareness Day (EAAD), which takes place every year on 18 November, Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, Vytenis...
SPEECH/16/3827  18-11-2016 - Speech by Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis at the EU-Level Launch Event: European Antibiotics Awareness Day "The Future is Now" 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Speech Speech Brussels, 18 November 2016 Dr Ammon, Ms McKenna, Ladies and Gentlemen, It is a great pleasure for me to be here today – the European Antibiotic Awareness Day.
IP/16/3567  28-10-2016 - Human and Animal Health: Commission continues fight against Antimicrobial Resistance with announcement of second Action Plan 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 28 October 2016 The EU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, Vytenis Andriukaitis confirmed the renewed commitment in tackling antimicrobial resistance (AMR) that is one of the biggest health threats facing humanity today.
SPEECH/16/3556  27-10-2016 - Speech by Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis at the Lithuanian Conference on Challenges in Addressing the Issue of Antimicrobial Resistance 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Speech Speech Vilnius, 27 October 2016 Ladies and Gentlemen, It is my great pleasure and indeed honour to open this important conference on antimicrobial resistance, not only because Lithuania is, of course, my home country; but moreover because antimicrobial resistance is a...
SPEECH/16/3147  21-09-2016 - Speech by EU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Vytenis Andriukaitis at the 71st UN General Assembly, high-level meeting on antimicrobial resistance 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Speech Speech New York, 21 September 2016 Excellences, Distinguished delegates, Ladies and Gentlemen, I have the honour to speak on behalf of the European Union and its Member States.
MEMO/16/2012  01-06-2016 - FAQs: Glyphosate 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet FAQs: Glyphosate Brussels, 29 June 2016 Frequently Asked Questions on Glyphosate. Memo updated at 14:45 on 29/06/2016 following the Commission's decision to extend the authorisation of glyphosate until the European Chemical Agency issues its opinion.