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.
IP/17/551  13-03-2017 - Labelling of alcoholic beverages: Commission report invites the industry to submit a self-regulatory proposal 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 13 March 2017 The European Commission adopted today a report on the mandatory labelling of the list of ingredients and the nutrition declaration for alcoholic beverages.   Following the conclusions of the report, the Commission has decided to invite the alcoholic beverages' industry to...
IP/17/323  28-02-2017 - European Reference Networks: 900 medical teams to connect across Europe for the benefit of patients 
European Commission - Commission - Press release European Brussels, 28 February 2017 On 1 March the newly established European Reference Networks (ERNs) will start their work. ERNs are unique and innovative cross-border cooperation platforms between specialists for the diagnosis and treatment of rare or low prevalence complex diseases.
MEMO/17/324  28-02-2017 - Questions and Answers about European Reference Networks 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 28 February 2017 On 1 March 2017 the first 24 European Reference Networks (ERNs) officially start their activities. Within these ERNs, more than 900 medical teams will join forces to treat patients with rare or low prevalence complex diseases or conditions.
IP/17/205  06-02-2017 - Health research: Commission awards €1 million to breakthrough test which distinguishes between viral or bacterial infections 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Leuven, 6 February 2017 Today's awards to outstanding health research projects are part of the Commission's efforts to promote better use of antibiotics and fight the growing problem of antimicrobial resistance.
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.