IP/17/4777  20-11-2017 - Brexit: European Commission welcomes decision by EU27 Member States to relocate UK-based Agencies 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 November 2017 The European Commission welcomes today's agreement at the General Affairs Council (Article 50 format) to move the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and the European Banking Authority (EBA) to Amsterdam and Paris, respectively. Both Agencies are currently located in London.
STATEMENT/17/4607  15-11-2017 - European Antibiotic Awareness Day 2017 - Statement by Vytenis Andriukaitis, Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, and Carlos Moedas, Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation 
European Commission - Commission - Statement European Brussels, 15 November 2017 Today we mark the 10th anniversary of the European Antibiotic Awareness Day, by raising awareness once more about the antimicrobial resistance (AMR) – one of the biggest threats to global health.
IP/17/4121  26-10-2017 - State of children's medicines in the EU 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 26 October 2017 Today, the Commission presents a report to the European Parliament and the Council, on progress made in children's medicines since the Paediatric Regulation came into force 10 years ago.
MEMO/17/4181  26-10-2017 - Questions and Answers on 10 years of the EU Paediatric Regulation 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 26 October 2017 Questions and Answers on 10 years of the EU Paediatric Regulation Why does the EU need special legislation for children's medicines? Before the Paediatric Regulation came into force there was a very serious gap in the development and testing of medicines...
IP/17/3750  10-10-2017 - EU countries should use pesticides more sustainably 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 10 October 2017 EU countries should use pesticides more sustainably The report on the sustainable use of pesticides Directive adopted today by the Commission takes stock of progress made by the EU Member States in applying measures to reduce the risks and impacts of...
SPEECH/17/3744  06-10-2017 - Speech by Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis at the European Health Forum Gastein: Global perspectives on Health in all Politics 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Speech Gastein, 6 October 2017 I am very pleased to be back in Gastein for the fifth time. I am delighted that this year's theme is 'health in all politics'. Our aim must be to get all policies, all Ministers, all...
STATEMENT/17/3710  04-10-2017 - Statement following the European Parliament's vote regarding the Commission's proposal for the identification of criteria defining endocrine disruptors in the area of plant protection products (PPPs) 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 4 October 2017 Commissioner Andriukaitis regrets today's vote in the European Parliament. He strongly believes that in this case no deal is a bad deal for EU citizens. The Parliament decided to stop the adoption of scientific criteria which would have ensured better...
IP/17/3561  29-09-2017 - EU and FAO join forces to take action on food waste and antimicrobial resistance 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 29 September 2017 EU and Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations join forces to take action on food waste and antimicrobial resistance. Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Vytenis Andriukaitis and the Director-General of Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations...
SPEECH/17/3546  28-09-2017 - Speech by Health and Food Safety Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis at the Conference on "Modern Biotechnologies in Agriculture – Paving the way for responsible innovation" 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Speech Brussels, 28 September 2017 Minister Tamm, Honourable Members of the European Parliament, Ladies and Gentlemen, It is my great honour and pleasure to welcome you all, those present in this meeting room and those attending on-line, to the high level...
STATEMENT/17/3486  26-09-2017 - Commission and Member States agree on concrete measures against food fraud 
European Commission - European - Statement Commission Brussels, 26 September 2017 Today, at the conclusion of the High-level meeting dedicated to the follow-up to the Fipronil incident, chaired by Commissioner Andriukaitis, the Member States and the Commission agreed on 19 concrete measures which will reinforce the EU's action against food fraud.