Environment, Public Health and Food Safety

Kebab

EPP Group to do everything in its power to avoid European 'kebab ban' Today, the European Parliament will decide on whether to give the...

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Sachertorte - Chocolate cake

EPP Group objects to European Commission proposal to ban sweeteners in fine bakery Today, the EPP Group in the European Parliament's...

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Flooded house in flood waters

Today, the European Commission presented its ideas to reinforce Europe's ability to deal with natural disasters. ‘rescEU’ is an EU...

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Climate change

The EU has taken an important step forward in its efforts to achieve the Paris climate goals. Late last night, representatives of the European...

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About

The Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety is responsible for sustainable development, environmental policy and environmental protection measures, in particular concerning air, soil and water pollution, waste management and recycling, dangerous substances and preparations, noise levels, climate change, and the protection of biodiversity. It deals with public health, in particular with programmes and specific actions in the field of public health, and with pharmaceutical and cosmetic products. Finally, it tackles food safety issues, in particular the labelling and safety of foodstuffs, veterinary legislation concerning protection against risks to human health and public health checks on foodstuffs and food production systems.

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Airplane landing
Press Release
11.09.2017 - 16:09

No advantage for British companies in case of hard Brexit

EPP Group in favour of preparing EU for the possibility of a hard Brexit in the environment domain The EPP Group is concerned with the state of negotiations with the UK government, which is why...
Hand with remote control on the conditioner
Press Release
22.06.2017 - 15:18

EPP Group further commits to fighting climate change

European Parliament to ratify an amendment which will extend the Montreal Protocol and ultimately reduce 70 billion CO2-equivalents by 2050 Today, the European Parliament’s Committee on...
glass globe in hand
Press Release
14.06.2017 - 13:14

Europe's answer to America First: partnership, cooperation

“Climate change is a reality. It is coming. It will be big and dramatic and we can only try to limit it,” said Manfred Weber, Chairman of the EPP Group in the European Parliament, during...
Climate change
Press Release
14.06.2017 - 12:52

Climate Change: Europe unites behind Paris deal

Europe unites against US pulling out of the climate change accord, says Paris Agreement will survive Trump The European Parliament today adopted legislation implementing its 2030 emissions...
glass globe in hand
Press Release
02.06.2017 - 09:28

Trump and Paris Deal: Accord will survive US President

President Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement on fighting climate change has been met with regret by the EPP Group in the European Parliament. “Trump's decision is a...
Climate change
Press Release
31.05.2017 - 17:24

Whatever the decision, Paris Agreement will survive Trump

"Whatever his decision, the Paris Agreement will survive Donald Trump because the rest of the world will continue and stick to its commitment. The agreement will not only survive Trump but, as a...

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Past Events

Alcohol labelling: one-size-fits-all?
18.10.2017 - 16:00

European Commission report on alcohol labelling: one-size-fits-all?

Medical Progress
07.06.2017 - 15:00

Medical Progress: from therapy to human enhancement

Emissions Trading System
04.05.2016 - 14:30

The Emissions Trading System - ETS

For further info: epp-itre@europarl.europa.eu
The future of GMOs in Europe
18.11.2015 - 15:00

The future of GMOs in Europe

To register, contact EPP-GMO-Hearing@ep.europa.eu
Integrated EU policy approach for pharmaceutical sector
30.09.2015 - 14:30

The future of medicine

A strong EU pharmaceutical sector is essential to ensure Europe’s disease prevention capabilities, preparedness and assure our health '...

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