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European Parliament adopts new EU law to cut farm antimicrobial use
Today, the plenary of the European Parliament adopted a long-awaited law which will restrict the use of antimicrobials in food-producing animals and thus help ... last modified 25 October 2018, 13:23 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
When consumers have a problem with a trader regarding a product or service they bought, they can settle their dispute out-of-court through an Alternative ... last modified 28 March 2017, 23:07 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
Expert comment on inefficient vacuum cleaners being banned by the EU
Frederik Dahlmann, of Warwick Business School, Assistant Professor of Global Energy, a researcher into the low carbon economy, comments on inefficient vacuum ... last modified 06 September 2017, 23:42 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%
MEPs suggest amendments to the Directive on falsified medicines
The European Parliament's Internal Market Committee published yesterday an Opinion suggesting improvements to the Directive on medicinal products, as regards ... last modified 07 April 2010, 09:58 CET — filed under: , , , — Relevance: 1%
European Parliament basic bank account vote - a life-belt for millions of consumers
The European Parliament today voted for binding European rules to make basic payment accounts available to all EU consumers. These should offer most basic ... last modified 04 July 2012, 18:47 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
Euro-MPs back new compensation rights for bus, coach and boat travellers
European bus, coach and boat passengers would have the same compensation rights as air passengers under proposals put forward by the European Parliament's ... last modified 02 June 2010, 16:56 CET — filed under: , , , , — Relevance: 1%
EU misses the mark with Geoblocking decision
On 6 of February the European Parliament Plenary approved the agreement on the geo-blocking regulation, reached in trilogue by the European Institutions 2017. ... last modified 07 February 2018, 23:58 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
EU Parliament wants rail passenger rights beefed up
The European Parliament today voted to upgrade rail passenger rights. last modified 15 November 2018, 21:04 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
EU approves unprecedented cuts to single-use plastics
EU ministers gave final approval Tuesday to new laws to tackle marine litter coming from single-use plastic products found on European beaches, as well as ... last modified 22 May 2019, 23:46 CET — filed under: , , , — Relevance: 1%
Retailers and wholesalers warn of risks in collective redress proposal
Speaking today after the vote of the European Parliament JURI Committee report on collective redress, EuroCommerce Director-General Christian Verschueren ... last modified 06 December 2018, 15:53 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
Mobile roaming surcharges in EU to end by summer
The last hurdle on the way to ending retail 'roaming' surcharges, scheduled for 15 June 2017, was cleared Thursday as the European Parliament voted for the ... last modified 08 April 2017, 23:01 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
New EU roaming price caps from July 1
Phone calls, SMS texts and data usage costs when roaming within the EU will be further axed from July 1. last modified 26 June 2013, 17:15 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
Retailers and wholesalers warn of dangers from direct consumer imports
Speaking today on the occasion of the International Product Safety Week, Christian Verschueren, Director-General of EuroCommerce said: "Our members are deeply ... last modified 13 November 2018, 15:47 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
The Digital Agenda is Europe's strategy for a flourishing digital economy by 2020. It outlines policies and actions to maximise the benefit of the Digital ... last modified 25 March 2015, 19:59 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
A big step closer to group actions anywhere in the EU
The European Parliament has confirmed in a plenary vote today that it wants citizens in all EU countries to be able to go to court as a group if a company has ... last modified 26 March 2019, 14:09 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
Food from cloned animals: consumers left in the dark - BEUC
Despite European consumers having no appetite for food from cloned animals or their offspring, they might be eating it unawares. Today’s European Commission ... last modified 19 December 2013, 21:10 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
The European Consumer Centres work together to analyse consumer issues in Europe, based on the complaints they handle in the national centres. Every year, ... last modified 19 March 2013, 15:57 CET — filed under: — Relevance: 1%
The European Commission is asking the public how best to reduce the use of plastic carrier bags. It will ask if charging and taxation would be effective, or if ... last modified 18 May 2011, 22:40 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
European Energy Consumers' Charter: Q&A on the opening of the EU energy markets
Four days after the full opening of the EU energy markets on 1 July 2007, the European Commission launched a process that will eventually lead to the adoption ... last modified 05 July 2007, 14:23 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
Class actions in Europe move a step closer
The EU Council adopted its position at first reading Wednesday on a draft directive on representative actions for the protection of the collective interests of ... last modified 05 November 2020, 22:10 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
Online markeplaces sign EU pledge on product safety
Four major online marketplaces, Alibaba (for AliExpress), Amazon, eBay and Rakuten - France signed a commitment Monday for faster removal of dangerous products ... last modified 27 June 2018, 14:09 CET — filed under: , , , — Relevance: 1%
Circular economy needs harmonised approach across Europe and whole supply chain involved
Responding to the Commission Circular Economy Action Plan published today, EuroCommerce Director-General Christian Verschueren underlined the retail and ... last modified 11 March 2020, 18:32 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
EU Contract law - MEPs on the wrong track
The European Parliament votes this week Wednesday 8 on a report by MEP Diana Wallis (UK) supporting the European Commission’s proposal for a European contract ... last modified 06 June 2011, 16:22 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
End of mobile roaming charges in the EU
EU roaming charges no longer apply from 15 June 2017, meaning Europeans who travel within the EU will be able to call, text and connect on their mobile devices ... last modified 14 June 2017, 22:40 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
Rapid Alert System for dangerous products 2017
The European Commission presented on 12 March its latest report on the Rapid Alert System for dangerous products. last modified 12 March 2018, 14:18 CET — filed under: — Relevance: 1%
Dangerous consumer goods found in high numbers in EU
In 2017, more than 2,000 non-food products failing safety requirements were notified to the EU’s rapid alert system (RAPEX). This figure might however only ... last modified 12 March 2018, 15:52 CET — filed under: — Relevance: 1%
Track & trace system bolsters EU fight against illicit tobacco trade
A new system of tobacco traceability became operational in Europe Monday, with the first EU producers requesting and receiving traceability markings for ... last modified 21 May 2019, 23:47 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
EU presents plans to repair car testing
The European Commission presented its plans on 27 January for overhauling the framework to approve cars in the European Union. last modified 27 January 2016, 17:51 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
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