IP/16/1762  20-05-2016 - 10 key changes for tobacco products sold in the EU 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 May 2016 10 key changes for tobacco products sold in the EU(*) 1) Larger and mandatory pictorial health warnings Graphic health warnings with photos, text and cessation information will cover 65% of the front and the back of cigarette and roll-your-own tobacco (RYO)...
STATEMENT/16/1882  20-05-2016 - Changes for tobacco products sold in the EU: Statement by Commissioner Andriukaitis 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 20 May 2016 "From today, all EU countries must comply with the Tobacco Products Directive, whose measures for tobacco productson the EU internal market aim to reduce the numbers of tobacco users with a particular focus on discouraging young people from taking up smoking and...
STATEMENT/16/1282  07-04-2016 - World Health Day: Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Vytenis Andriukaitis highlights the Potential for the Prevention of Diabetes 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 7 April 2016 "This year the theme of World Health Day is diabetes, a potentially fatal disease that is constantly and dramatically increasing. If the trend continues it will reach epidemic proportions without making headlines. It is now time to put the evidence into practice.
IP/16/441  29-02-2016 - Commission welcomes US reopening of its market to Dutch beef 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 29 February 2016 The United States announced that it will lift its ban on beef from the Netherlands. This is a welcome step towards the re-opening of the US market, closed since the Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) outbreak in the 1990s.
STATEMENT/16/88  16-01-2016 - Statement by EU Health and Food Safety Commissioner Andriukaitis, Trade Commissioner Malmström and Agriculture Commissioner Hogan: Draft rule paves the way for EU exports of apples and pears to the US 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Brussels, 16 January 2016 The Commission welcomes the publication by the USDA of the draft rule as a necessary step in the process to facilitate the export of apples and pears from the EU to the United States.
STATEMENT/16/78  18-01-2016 - Draft rule paves the way for EU exports of apples and pears to the US 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 15 January 2016 Statement by EU Health and Food Safety Commissioner Andriukaitis, Trade Commissioner Malmström and Agriculture Commissioner Hogan. "We welcome the publication by the USDA of the draft rule as a necessary step in the process to facilitate the export of apples and pears...
IP/15/6230  10-12-2015 - Public health: Commission refers POLAND to the Court of Justice of the EU for failing to fully transpose rules on quality and safety for human blood 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 10 December 2015 Poland in Court over safety standards for human blood. Today, the European Commission decided to refer Poland to the Court of Justice of the EU for not transposing certain provisions of EU legislation laying down the quality and safety standards for...
STATEMENT/15/6197  30-11-2015 - World AIDS Day 2015: Joint Statement by HR/VP Mogherini and Commissioners Andriukaitis, Mimica and Moedas 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 30 November 2015 World AIDS Day 2015 On the eve of World AIDS Day, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the Commission, Federica Mogherini, Commissioner for Health & Food Safety, Vytenis Andriukaitis, Commissioner for International Cooperation and...
IP/15/6170  25-11-2015 - Commissioners J. Hahn and V. Adriukaitis and EEAS Deputy Secretary General H. Schmid in Tbilisi for the sixth Informal Eastern Partnership Dialogue 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 25 November 2015 Johannes Hahn, Vytenis Andriukaitis, Helga Schmid, engaging in exchanges with their counterparts on 26th of November in Tbilisi Johannes Hahn, EU Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, Vytenis Andriukaitis, EU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety and Helga Schmid,...
STATEMENT/15/6097  17-11-2015 - Statement of Commissioner Andriukaitis on the occasion of European Antibiotic Awareness Day 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Brussels, 17 November 2015 Stepping up the fight against antimicrobial resistance. On the occasion of the 8th European Antibiotic Awareness Day, which takes place every year on 18 November, Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, Vytenis Andriukaitis, said: "Infections by bacteria resistant to antibiotics kill...