IP/17/2085  20-07-2017 - Commission launches public consultation on Health and Care in the Digital Single Market 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 20 July 2017 Today the European Commission launches a public consultation on how Europe should promote digital innovation in health and care, for the benefits of citizens and health systems in Europe.
IP/17/2028  19-07-2017 - Acrylamide: vote in favour of Commission's proposal to reduce presence in food 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 19 July 2017 Today, Member States representatives voted in favour of European Commission's proposal to reduce the presence of acrylamide in food. Once implemented, the new regulation will require that food business operators (FBOs) apply mandatory measures to reduce the presence of acrylamide, proportionate...
IP/17/1906  04-07-2017 - Endocrine disruptors: major step towards protecting citizens and environment 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 4 July 2017 Today, Member States representatives voted in favour of the European Commission's proposal on scientific criteria to identify endocrine disruptors in the field of plant protection products. This is an important step towards greater protection of citizens from harmful substances.
MEMO/17/1907  04-07-2017 - Endocrine disruptors - Frequently Asked Questions 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 4 July 2017 Endocrine disruptors - Frequently Asked Questions What has been voted on today? The Member States voted in favour of the draft criteria to define endocrine disruptors in the area of plant protection products (PPPs) proposed by the European Commission after several...
IP/17/1762  29-06-2017 - Antimicrobial Resistance: Commission steps us the fight with new Action Plan 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 29 June 2017 Today the Commission adopted a new Action Plan to tackle Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) – a growing threat that is responsible for 25,000 deaths and a loss of €1.5 billion in the EU every year.
MEMO/17/1723  29-06-2017 - New EU Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance - Questions and Answers 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 29 June 2017 New EU Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance - Questions and Answers See also: press release What is the cause of growing antimicrobial resistance in the EU? The rise in AMR is due to a number of factors such as excessive and...
MEMO/17/1426  06-06-2017 - Launch of the EU Platform on Animal Welfare: Q&A on Animal Welfare policy 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 6 June 2017 Launch of the EU Platform on Animal Welfare: Q&A on Animal Welfare policy Today, European Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis officially inaugurates the kick-off meeting of the EU Platform on Animal Welfare (the Platform).
STATEMENT/17/1081  24-04-2017 - Joint statement on the occasion of the European Immunisation Week by European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Vytenis Andriukaitis and WHO Regional Director for Europe Zsuzsanna Jakab 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 24 April 2017 Vaccination - we must not take the benefits for granted Vaccines have contributed to the health and wellbeing of everyone alive today in the European Union and the wider WHO European Region.
MEMO/17/611  15-03-2017 - Enforcement of rules along the agri-food chain in the EU 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 15 March 2017 Q&A on the new Official Controls Regulation After successful negotiations between the European Parliament and the Member States in the Council, the new Official Controls Regulation adopted today will enhance and reinforce the EU system as an international reference for integrated...
STATEMENT/17/610  15-03-2017 - Statement by Commissioner Andriukaitis on the Adoption of the Regulation on Official Controls 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Brussels, 15 March 2017 Today the European Parliament has adopted the new Regulation on Official Controls, proposed by the European Commission, to increase Member States' ability to prevent, eliminate or reduce health risks to humans, animals and plants.