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No home run for home loans (BEUC)
The European Parliament voted today to adopt first-time, Europe-wide laws protecting people taking home loans.
ANEC Brochure: What we do for you
Few people are interested in technical standardisation and even fewer have heard of ANEC. Yet, although standardisation may not seem at all sexy at first ...
Energy Labelling Directive - Briefing
The European Parliament today adopted the Energy Labelling Directive, a recast of the existing Labelling Directive which introduced the energy label for ...
Bank proposal on current account fee transparency - bold announcement, zero substance
BEUC, the European Consumers’ Organisation, rejects EBIC’s (European Bank Industry Committee) plans to self-regulate the transparency and comparability of ...
Window covering cords can KILL
The OECD Global Awareness Campaign on Window Covering Cord Safety runs from 23 to 30 June. ANEC joins OECD in wanting to ensure parents are aware of the risks ...
European Commission DG Health and Consumers Contacts
Contacts of the European Commission Directorate-General for Health and Consumers.
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 ...
EU set to clamp down on online scams
EU ministers agreed Monday a general approach to strengthen cooperation between national authorities responsible for the enforcement of consumer protection ...
MasterCard: Statement of Objections on cross-border rules and inter-regional interchange fees
The European Commission sent on 9 July a Statement of Objections to MasterCard. The Statement of Objections outlines the Commission's preliminary view that ...
Consumers wrong-footed on environmental footprint
ANEC has published a detailed critique of Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) as a measure of environmental impacts: "Environmental assessment goes astray. A critique ...
2012 Report on Europe’s Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed
An annual report published today on Europe’s Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF) revealed that in 2012 almost 50% of notifications related to food and ...
General principles of food law - European Food Safety Authority
The EU's legislation governing the general principles of food law and harmonised controls also underpins the European Food Safety Authority, a European agency ...
EU travellers still not aware of their passenger rights
Only 43% of EU citizens who have travelled by air, long-distance rail, coach, ship or ferry in the previous 12 months know that the EU has put in place rights ...
Insurance products in EU set for new disclosure rules
The European Commission laid down new rules Friday for an Insurance Product Information Document (IPID), which will have to accompany all non-life insurance ...
Commission reviews EU's animal welfare strategy
The European Commission marked the mid-point of the EU's Strategy for the Protection and Welfare of Animals 2012-2015 last week at a conference in Brussels ...
SEPA: Broad range of stakeholders beginning to see huge problems
SEPA (the Single European Payments Area) risks being a massive failure unless key issues are resolved, particularly regarding the security of the Direct Debit ...
Environment, consumers and health
EU grants and loans for Environment, consumers and health - Consumers - Environment - Health - Maritime policy - Sustainable development
Grants In the field of consumer policy. Grants are direct financial contributions, by way of donation, from the budget in order to finance either an action ...
EU adopts list of approved flavouring substances
Flavouring substances in food will become even safer and more transparent thanks to two pieces of legislation adopted today by the European Commission. Only ...
EU nanotechnology plan: tiny focus on consumer protection
Everyday products from clothes to children’s toys contain nanomaterials. Regrettably, the European Commission today disregarded calls from the European ...
Consumers sidelined in Capital Markets Union
Today, the European Commission has kicked off an action plan to reduce companies’ reliance on banks and diversify their funding sources across the EU’s 28 ...
Europeans are not fully protected by EU rules for online gambling: study
All EU member states, except Denmark, have not fully implemented EU consumer protection guidelines for online gambling, putting the protection of online ...
Protection of Geographical Indications and Designations of Origin
This Regulation establishes the rules for protecting designations of origin and geographical indications for agricultural products and foodstuffs intended for ...
Major EU update of Data Protection laws: Consumers handed greater control of their data
BEUC welcomes today’s proposed update of EU Data Protection laws by the European Commission. These will make European standards applicable to all companies ...
Defining the European Commission's global policy on the fight against cyber crime
The European Commission has adopted the Communication "Towards a general policy on the fight against cyber crime". Specific actions to improve coordination and ...
Developments of a frontier free Internal Market and of the so called 'information society' increase the cross-frontier flows of personal data between Member ...
The results of a special Eurobarometer survey conducted by TNS Opinion & Social between 17 November 2006 and 19 December 2006 to measure the attitude of ...
Europe's .eu a soaring success in cyberspace
The .eu online domain name is enjoying a runaway success in cyberspace with over 2.5 million registered users during its first year.
.eu one year on - questions & answers
This April 2007, Europe's internet domain .eu celebrates its first year of being open to the public. Over 2.5 million domain names have been registered. This ...
Agreement on EU Telecoms Reform - briefing
The European Parliament and the EU Council of Ministers have reached agreement on the EU Telecoms Reform package, after intense negotiations brokered by the ...