Environment, Public Health and Food Safety

Climate change

The EPP Group wants to fight climate change while creating jobs and growth at the same time "We are convinced that a 35% reduction in CO2...

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Hands Washing

EU listens to people's concerns in first ever European Citizens’ Initiative Right2Water "The European Union belongs to the people,...

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Traffic on multiple lane highway

Trucks emit more than 40% of Europe's road transport emissions, yet until now, unlike cars, they didn't have caps on CO2. The European...

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Flooded house in flood waters

European Parliament to back renewed European Civil Protection Mechanism The European Parliament is expected to back a renewed and improved EU...

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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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Press Release
18.10.2018 - 10:32

Capping CO2 emissions: away with dirty trucks

EPP Group wants to limit CO2 emissions from trucks Today, the Members of the Environment Committee in the European Parliament voted in favour of a revised version of the European Commission's...
Press Release
10.10.2018 - 11:29

Major step forward in reducing plastic waste

EPP Group in favour of new rules to reduce plastic pollution in Europe "Plastic litter is eating up our seas and beaches. If we do not act now, we might not have anything to act on soon...
Climate change
Press Release
03.10.2018 - 11:15

35 percent emissions cuts for cars: good for climate, jobs

The EPP Group wants to fight climate change while creating jobs and growth at the same time "We are convinced that a 35% reduction in CO2 emissions would give the automotive sector the right...
Hands Washing
Press Release
10.09.2018 - 18:52

EPP Group for safe and cheap access to water

EU listens to people's concerns in first ever European Citizens’ Initiative Right2Water "The European Union belongs to the people, and the people have voiced their concerns",...
Firefighters rush
Press Release
04.09.2018 - 09:00

EU to be ready before the new forest fire season

European Parliament urges Member States not to waste time as the Institutions enter into negotiations. "We are at the 11th hour to agree on how to make civil protection in Europe more...
Cow eating grass
Press Release
20.06.2018 - 16:02

Reducing risks of antibiotic resistance for humans

"This is a big step for public health. We will reduce the consumption of antibiotics in farm animals, which are an important source of antibiotic resistance then transmitted to humans....

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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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