AGENDA/16/1489  19-04-2016 - Monday 25 April: Commission presents its 2015 Annual Report on the Rapid Alert System 
European Commission - European Commission - Upcoming events The news: The Commission will unveil on Monday 25 April the results of the 2015 Annual Report on the Rapid Alert System for dangerous non-food products, an efficient tool to keep European consumers safe.
IP/16/1507  25-04-2016 - Protecting European consumers: toys and clothing top the list of dangerous products detected in 2015 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 25 April 2016 The European Commission published new figures today showing that, in 2015, more than 2,000 dangerous products triggered EU-wide alerts. A key challenge is the increasing share of products bought online from outside the EU.
MEMO/16/1508  25-04-2016 - Q&A – Rapid Alert System for non-food dangerous products in 2015 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 25 April 2016 What is the Rapid Alert System for non-food dangerous products? 1. What is the Rapid Alert System for non-food dangerous products? The European Rapid Alert system for non-food dangerous products ensures that information about dangerous products withdrawn from the market and/or...
SPEECH/16/396  23-02-2016 - A New Deal for Energy Consumers – Making it a reality - Speech by Commissioner Věra Jourová at the 8th Citizen's Energy Forum 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] London, 23 February 2016 Ladies and gentlemen, I am honoured to be here today with you, the key actors on energy issues, at this important and timely event. Energy issues are high on the European Commission’s agenda.
IP/16/297  15-02-2016 - Solving disputes online: New platform for consumers and traders 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 15 February 2016 Today, the European Commission launched a new platform to help consumers and traders solve online disputes over a purchase made online. The Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) platform offers a single point of entry that allows EU consumers and traders to settle...
MEMO/15/6265  09-12-2015 - Digital Contracts for Europe - Question & Answer 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 9 December 2015 What is the untapped potential of cross-border e-commerce in the EU? Despite the rapid growth of e-commerce, most European businesses do not yet make the most of the Digital Single Market.
STATEMENT/15/5932  27-10-2015 - Statement by Commissioner Jourová on the adoption by the European Parliament of the new EU rules giving more protection to over 120 million holidaymakers 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Strasbourg, 27 October 2015 Today the European Parliament voted on the new rules that will bring protection for package holidays up to speed with the digital age. Today the European Parliament voted on the new rules that will bring protection for package holidays up...
STATEMENT/15/5578  02-09-2015 - Statement by EU Health and Food Safety Commissioner Andriukaitis, Trade Commissioner Malmström and Agriculture and Rural Development Commissioner Hogan on the opening of the US market for imports of meat and meat products from Lithuania 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Brussels, 2 September 2015 Statement by EU Health and Food Safety Commissioner Andriukaitis, Trade Commissioner Malmström and Agriculture and Rural Development Commissioner Hogan on the opening of the US market for imports of meat and meat products from Lithuania "We welcome the United States...
MEMO/15/5346  17-07-2015 - Questions and Answers on Xylella fastidiosa 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 17 July 2015 What is Xylella fastidiosa? Xylella fastidiosa (Wells et al.) is one of the most dangerous plant bacterium worldwide, causing a variety of diseases, with huge economic impact for agriculture.
STATEMENT/15/5091  01-06-2015 - Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Vytenis Andriukaitis welcomes the political agreement on animal health 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 01 June 2015 "I congratulate the European Parliament and the Council on reaching a political agreement on the animal health proposal. Farming is an important industry for the European economy, both in terms of jobs and economic output.