IP/18/3041  11-04-2018 - A New Deal for Consumers: Commission strengthens EU consumer rights and enforcement 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 11 April 2018 Today, the European Commission is proposing a New Deal for Consumers to ensure that all European consumers fully benefit from their rights under Union law. While the EU already has some of the strongest rules on consumer protection in the world,...
AGENDA/18/1748  09-03-2018 - 13 March: Launch of the Knowledge Centre for Food Fraud and Quality 
European Commission - European Commission - Upcoming events The news: On 13 March, the European Commission will launch a Knowledge Centre for Food Fraud and Quality to respond to consumer concerns about the quality and authenticity of the food we eat.
SPEECH/18/606  02-02-2018 - Press speakings of Commissioner Jourová at a joint press conference on dual quality of food with Chair of Czech Parliament Agriculture committee Mr. Faltynek 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Prague, 2 February 2018 The Commission takes the issue of dual quality food very seriously and has drawn up an articulated action plan. Since September 2017, when Commission President Mr Juncker, said in his State of the Union speech that we cannot...
IP/17/3102  07-09-2017 - Consumer Authorities and the European Commission urge Volkswagen to finalise repairs of all cars affected by emissions scandal 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 7 September 2017 Today the EU consumer authorities and the European Commission sent a joint letter to the CEO of Volkswagen urging the group to swiftly repair all cars affected by the "dieselgate" scandal.
IP/17/1448  29-05-2017 - European Commission lays the ground work for future action in EU consumer law 
European Commission - - Press release European Commission Brussels, 29 May 2017 Today, the European Commission presents an analysis of EU consumer and marketing rules. This report will serve as a basis for further improving the legal framework for consumers and businesses.
SPEECH/17/1272  11-05-2017 - Speech by Commissioner Jourová on consumers in the digital world at the 8th annual European e-commerce conference 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Speech Brussels, 11 May 2017 This week has a strong focus on the digital economy. It is the focus of your conference, and it was also the focus of the Commission. As you know, in the Commission we adopted yesterday the...
IP/17/893  11-04-2017 - Commission reports on how the EU Cohesion Policy can help low-income and low-growth regions 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 11 April 2017 In a report published today on EU regions which are lagging behind in terms of growth or wealth, the Commission identifies clear paths to support regional growth strategies, with the help of EU funds.
MEMO/17/895  11-04-2017 - Promoting competitiveness in low-income and low-growth regions 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 11 April 2017 In a report published today on EU regions which are lagging behind in terms of growth or wealth, the Commission identifies clear paths to support regional growth strategies, with the help of EU funds.
MEMO/17/845  07-04-2017 - Questions & answers – Screening of comparison websites in the travel sector 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 7 April 2017 While it becomes more and more common to book hotels and flights online, consumers are encountering a growing number of problems with online travel services. These services are now among the most frequent consumer complaints according to the European Consumer Centres.
IP/17/727  24-03-2017 - Buying online and solving disputes online: 24.000 consumers used new European platform in first year 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 24 March 2017 While there are strong rules in place in the EU to protect consumers, in practice consumers sometimes encounter problems getting redress when their rights are violated, particularly cross border.