STATEMENT/17/66  13-01-2017 - The reopening of the American market for French beef: declaration by European Commissioners Cecilia Malmström, Vytenis Andriukaitis and Phil Hogan 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 13 January 2017 The United States have announced the lifting of the ban on imports of beef from France. The Commission welcomes this decision, which represents a new stage in the reopening of a market which has been closed since the Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE)...
MEMO/16/4310  13-12-2016 - New Plant Health Regulation: stringent rules for a better protection from plant pests 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 13 December 2016 Questions and Answers on the new Plant Health Regulation. The new Plant Health Regulation[1], which enters into force today, is a major overhaul of the EU's Plant Health legislation which has been in place since 1977.
STATEMENT/16/4309  13-12-2016 - Statement by Commissioner Andriukaitis on the entry into force of the new Plant Health Regulation 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Brussels, 13 December 2016 The entry into force today of a new Plant Health Regulation marks an important moment for the protection of agriculture, the food chain and the environment in the EU.
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.