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The EU Register is for information only, showing: Permitted nutrition claims and their conditions of use Authorised health claims, their conditions ... last modified 16 May 2012, 17:36 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
List of permitted Health Claims on food products - guide
Health claims on food labelling and in advertising, for example on the role of calcium and bone health or vitamin C and the immune system, have become vital ... last modified 16 May 2012, 17:38 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
The European Commission has adopted a new four-year strategy (2012-2015) that aims to further improve the welfare of animals in the European Union. last modified 19 January 2012, 17:14 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
Animal Welfare Strategy 2012-2015 - guide
The European Commission has adopted a new four-year strategy (2012-2015) that aims to further improve the welfare of animals in the European Union. last modified 19 January 2012, 17:32 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
Binge drinking more common in northern Europe
The relationship between drinking and damage to one's health is stronger in the Baltic countries and Sweden than in Italy, new research from Europe shows. The ... last modified 09 November 2011, 13:25 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
European Banking Authority and European Medicines Agency after Brexit - Commission assessment of country offers
European Commission publishes assessment of Member State offers to host European Banking Authority and European Medicines Agency after Brexit last modified 03 October 2017, 18:26 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
EU whitewash on cancer risk from world's most used weedkiller
Overreliance on unpublished industry studies leads EU food agency to recommend glyphosate approval last modified 12 November 2015, 12:49 CET — filed under: , , , — Relevance: 1%
European Commission authorises acquisition of Vedici by the 3i investment group
The European Commission has cleared, under the EU Mergers Regulation, the proposed acquisition of the French Vedici group of healthcare facilities by the ... last modified 22 May 2010, 17:36 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
Attitudes of Europeans towards tobacco and electronic cigarettes
A survey published by the European Commission on 30 May 2017, on the eve of World No Tobacco Day, shows no decrease in the overall smoking rate in the EU (26%) ... last modified 31 May 2017, 18:40 CET — filed under: — Relevance: 1%
European Month of the Brain
At the start of its 'European Month of the Brain' initiative, the European Commission has earmarked some EUR 150 million of funding for 20 new international ... last modified 30 April 2013, 23:22 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
MEPs veto alertness claims for energy drinks
Euro-MPs voted on Thursday to veto European Commission plans to allow claims that sugary drinks and energy drinks containing caffeine boost 'alertness' or ... last modified 12 July 2016, 00:09 CET — filed under: , , , — Relevance: 1%
Antimicrobial Resistance - guide
With about 25,000 patients dying per year in the EU from infections caused by drug resistant bacteria and related costs of over 1.5 billion euros in healthcare ... last modified 17 November 2011, 17:57 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
EU drug markets report: a strategic analysis
The EU drug markets report is the first comprehensive overview of illicit drug markets in the European Union. It covers issues such as production, consumer ... last modified 31 January 2013, 18:04 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
EU probes Aspen price hikes for cancer drugs
The European Commission opened Monday a formal investigation into concerns that Aspen Pharma has engaged in excessive pricing concerning five life-saving ... last modified 17 May 2017, 17:38 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
EU Court rules on Spanish use of rolling fixed-term contracts
The use of successive fixed-term contracts to cover permanent needs in the health care sector are contrary to EU law, the European Court of Justice has ruled. last modified 14 September 2016, 23:27 CET — filed under: , , , , — Relevance: 1%
ENVI Committee gives green light to CETA
The European Parliament Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI) Committee adopted the amended opinion suggesting giving consent to the Comprehensive ... last modified 12 January 2017, 18:29 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
Cord Blood Europe calls for objective debate on family storage of cord blood cells
On average 11.7% of pregnant women are willing to store their child's cord blood stem cells in a private bank, according to a study that was published in the ... last modified 30 April 2011, 00:03 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
Full EU ban on animal testing for cosmetics
11 March 2013 is the last deadline to phase out animal testing for cosmetic products in Europe enters into force. As of today, cosmetics tested on animals ... last modified 11 March 2013, 18:03 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
Joint purchasing of vaccines and medicines
The European Commission has approved a Joint Procurement Agreement, which will enable all EU countries to procure pandemic vaccines and other medical ... last modified 10 April 2014, 22:07 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
Green Paper on mobile health ("mHealth")
The objective of this Green Paper, announced in the eHealth Action Plan 2012-2020, is to launch a broad stakeholder consultation on existing barriers and ... last modified 10 April 2014, 23:03 CET — filed under: — Relevance: 1%
Key facts about bird flu (Avian Influenza)
The European Commission adopted today a decision confirming the risk areas set up by the Romanian authorities in relation to an outbreak of highly pathogenic ... last modified 16 March 2010, 18:28 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
Protection against exposure to hazardous chemicals
The European Commission has proposed to better protect workers from risks linked to exposure to chemicals at the workplace. last modified 27 February 2013, 23:45 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
In the European Union, a disease is considered rare when it affects not more than 1 person in 2 000. This low prevalence is the common feature shared by all ... last modified 28 February 2013, 13:10 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
EU chemicals agency sweeps glyphosate cancer evidence under the carpet
Following in the footsteps of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has dismissed scientific evidence showing that ... last modified 15 March 2017, 17:46 CET — filed under: , , , — Relevance: 1%
Tougher EU food inspections on the menu
The EU Parliament adopted plans Wednesday to tighten up official food inspections, aiming to improve food traceability, combat fraud and restore consumer trust ... last modified 15 March 2017, 22:27 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
European Commission DG Health and Consumers Contacts
Contacts of the European Commission Directorate-General for Health and Consumers. last modified 21 January 2010, 12:46 CET — filed under: , , , — Relevance: 1%
New restrictions on use of preservatives in cosmetic products
The European Commission on 29 September further strengthened the protection of consumers, in particular babies and young children. It adopted two measures ... last modified 29 September 2014, 21:39 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
EU strategy to fight cigarette smuggling
The European Commission has adopted a comprehensive package to step up its fight against illicit tobacco trade, especially cigarette smuggling. The illicit ... last modified 06 June 2013, 17:47 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
Cross-border healthcare: patients' rights
The freedom to provide and receive health services throughout the European Union must be accompanied by guarantees of quality and security. last modified 03 December 2009, 16:15 CET — filed under: , , , , — Relevance: 1%
The European Commission is bringing together internationally renowned expertise to strengthen country-specific and EU-wide knowledge in the field of health. ... last modified 23 November 2016, 20:26 CET — filed under: — Relevance: 1%
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