IP/14/834  16-07-2014 - Study maps EU school food policies for the first time 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 16 July 2014 As part of the European Commission's efforts to help reduce childhood obesity, the Commission's in-house science service, the Joint Research Centre (JRC), has published the first comprehensive report on school food policies in Europe.
MEMO/14/480  11-07-2014 - Agriculture and Fisheries Council, 14th July 2014 
European Commission - European Commission MEMO Brussels, 11 July 2014 The Agriculture and Fisheries Council meeting of July 2014 will take place in Brussels on 14th July 2014. The Commission will be represented by Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, Maria Damanaki, and the Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, Dacian Cioloş.
IP/14/812  10-07-2014 - Tobacco products: Commission refers Denmark to the EU Court of Justice for not banning the sale of all forms of snus 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 10 July 2014 Today, the European Commission decided to refer Denmark to the EU Court of Justice (CJEU) for failure to amend its national legislation to ban all forms of snus. Snus is an oral tobacco product sold both loose and in small sachet portions.
MEMO/14/470  10-07-2014 - July infringements package: main decisions 
European Commission - European Commission MEMO Brussels, 10 July 2014 July July In its monthly package of infringement decisions, the European Commission is pursuing legal action against Member States for failing to comply properly with their obligations under EU law.
IP/14/755  30-06-2014 - EU asks WTO to rule on Russian pork import restrictions 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 30 June 2014 The EU requested the World Trade Organisation (WTO) in Geneva to rule over a dispute concerning the Russian ban on imports of pigs and their genetic material, fresh pork and certain other pig products from the EU, purportedly because of a limited...
IP/14/712  24-06-2014 - Buying medicines online? Commission introduces logo to make sure consumers are safe 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 24 June 2014 With Europeans increasingly buying medicines online, how can we be sure that an online pharmacy is authentic and safe? Today, the Commission adopts an implementing Regulation under the Falsified Medicinal Products Directive (2011/62/EU) which sets out the design for a common logo...
MEMO/14/431  18-06-2014 - Council of Employment, Social Policy and Health Ministers, 19 -20 June 2014, Luxembourg 
European Commission - European Commission MEMO Brussels, 18 June 2014 The EU's Council of Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Ministers will meet on 19 and 20 June in Luxembourg. Key employment and social issues under discussion will be this year's draft Country Specific Recommendations (CSRs), the endorsement of a report on...
IP/14/675  13-06-2014 - Food Safety: 35 years protecting human and animal health 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 13 June 2014 Europe is more than ever reliant on its Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF) to ensure that our food meets some of the highest food safety standards in the world.
MEMO/14/422  13-06-2014 - Questions and Answers: Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed @ 35 (RASFF) 
European Commission - European Commission MEMO Brussels, 13 June 2014 What is RASFF? Launched 35 years ago, in 1979, the Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF) is primarily an IT tool designed to swiftly exchange information between national authorities on health risks related to food and feed.
MEMO/14/419  13-06-2014 - Preparation of the Agriculture and Fisheries Council, 16-17th June 2014 
European Commission - European Commission MEMO Brussels, 13 June 2014 The Agriculture and Fisheries Council meeting of March 2014 will take place in Luxembourg on 16th and 17th June 2014. The Commission will be represented by Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, Dacian Cioloş and Commissioner for Health, Tonio Borg.