Environment, Public Health and Food Safety

Trash

The circular economy means that we need to change our thinking from the ‘buy-use-throw away’ model to a more sustainable culture. The...

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Cropped image of female nurse injecting male patient at hospital

Vaccine hesitancy in Europe is growing. EPP Group calls on Member States to stop the trend. Today, Members of the European Parliament’s...

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World glove on The field

The reform of the Emissions Trading System (ETS) will be crucial to achieve the EU’s CO2 reduction goals. It creates a Modernisation Fund to...

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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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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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Trash
Press Release
18.04.2018 - 12:18

Circular Economy - making the most of waste

The circular economy means that we need to change our thinking from the ‘buy-use-throw away’ model to a more sustainable culture. The life cycle of a product needs to be planned from the...
Recycling
News
13.04.2018 - 11:35

Turning waste into opportunity

The amount of waste has constantly grown in line with our prosperity. We have to turn the page now to break the link between consumption and waste and to reduce our waste or turn it into a resource....
Cropped image of female nurse injecting male patient at hospital
Press Release
20.03.2018 - 09:36

MEPs warn EU countries to fight anti-vaccination trend

Vaccine hesitancy in Europe is growing. EPP Group calls on Member States to stop the trend. Today, Members of the European Parliament’s Environment Committee are to call on Member States to...
World glove on The field
Press Release
06.02.2018 - 11:57

ETS reform crucial for transition to low-carbon economy

The reform of the Emissions Trading System (ETS) will be crucial to achieve the EU’s CO2 reduction goals. It creates a Modernisation Fund to help the EU’s Central European Member States...
Climate change
News
02.02.2018 - 12:00

ETS: the EU’s flagship climate tool

The ETS reform creates a fund to help the EU’s poorest members to upgrade their energy systems. This in turn creates jobs and promotes innovation, a clear priority for the EPP Group. The EU...
Climate change
Press Release
17.01.2018 - 11:54

Ambition and flexibility for renewables and energy savings

”The creation of an Energy Union in Europe to provide citizens and businesses with secure, affordable and climate-friendly energy for the future is an important EPP Group priority. This is why...

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