SPEECH/16/3147  21-09-2016 - Speech by EU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Vytenis Andriukaitis at the 71st UN General Assembly, high-level meeting on antimicrobial resistance 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Speech Speech New York, 21 September 2016 Excellences, Distinguished delegates, Ladies and Gentlemen, I have the honour to speak on behalf of the European Union and its Member States.
MEMO/16/2012  01-06-2016 - FAQs: Glyphosate 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet FAQs: Glyphosate Brussels, 29 June 2016 Frequently Asked Questions on Glyphosate. Memo updated at 14:45 on 29/06/2016 following the Commission's decision to extend the authorisation of glyphosate until the European Chemical Agency issues its opinion.
IP/16/2229  16-06-2016 - Andriukaitis: lack of awareness on antimicrobial resistance highlights the need to intensify EU action 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 16 June 2016 As part of its wider strategy to combat antimicrobial resistance (AMR), the European Commission publishes a Special Eurobarometer survey, showing a decrease of 6% in the consumption of antibiotics but at the same time a persistent lack of awareness on their...
STATEMENT/16/2230  16-06-2016 - Statement by Commissioner Andriukaitis on the political agreement reached on the EU proposal for revision of the provisions on official controls along the food chain 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Brussels, 16 June 2016 "I welcome the political agreement reached yesterday, Wednesday 15 June, at the last trilogue between the co-legislators on the Official Controls proposal. This brings us a step closer toward smarter rules for the enforcement of agri-food legislation.
IP/16/2152  15-06-2016 - Commission presents scientific criteria to identify endocrine disruptors in the pesticides and biocides areas 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 15 June 2016 Today the European Commission presents criteria to identify endocrine disruptors in the field of plant protection products and biocides. The Commission proposes to the Council and the European Parliament to adopt a strong science-based approach to the identification of endocrine disruptors...
MEMO/16/2151  15-06-2016 - Frequently Asked Questions: Endocrine disruptors 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 15 June 2016 What are endocrine disruptors (EDS)? Endocrine disruptors are chemicals which impact on the hormone system of animals and humans. They have three cumulative characteristics: a hormonal function, an adverse effect, and a causality between the two.
STATEMENT/16/2011  01-06-2016 - Glyphosate: Commission proposes the way forward - Statement by Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, Vytenis Andriukaitis 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 1 June 2016 Ladies & gentlemen, This morning, I debriefed my colleagues Commissioners on the state of the discussions that the Commission is having with the Member States on the Glyphosate file.
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.