Environment, Public Health and Food Safety

Climate change

“In Europe, we have high energy prices which hurt our businesses and competitiveness vis-à-vis other regions of the world. Removing...

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European Parliament spring

The European Parliament today gave its consent to the ratification of the Paris Climate Agreement in the presence of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon...

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Flowers and car

"We have to address one of the worst failings of the current car certification system and I'm therefore happy to see that the European...

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Traffic on multiple lane highway

"This inquiry should not turn into an inquisition court, but instead come up with ideas for solutions", said Françoise Grosset...

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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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Eye dropper filling test cup with blue medicine
Press Release
15.12.2016 - 12:13

Saving children's lives by improving paediatric research

"Every year in Europe, 6000 children die of cancer. Research in the field of paediatrics, especially on childhood cancer, remains far too sparse. In the 10 years since the entry-into-force of...
Climate change
Press Release
15.12.2016 - 11:44

A balanced ETS to reach climate goals

"We want a balanced reform of the Emissions Trading System (ETS) - the necessary ambitions to guarantee the implementation of the Paris Agreement, while at the same time, sufficient protection...
Climate change
Press Release
13.12.2016 - 10:58

Clean energy has to go hand-in-hand with job creation

“Increasing the competitiveness and strengthening the weight of industry in the EU economy has to go hand-in-hand with our climate and energy objectives and should be further strengthened in...
Climate change
Press Release
30.11.2016 - 09:13

Energy Union: affordable energy for all is a main priority

“In Europe, we have high energy prices which hurt our businesses and competitiveness vis-à-vis other regions of the world. Removing existing barriers and market distortions in the...
pipe throwing smog
Press Release
23.11.2016 - 14:09

Better air quality for Europe

The European Parliament adopted new EU standards on national emissions today. "I am glad we have got new limits in place as from 2020 and 2030. The agreement between Parliament and Council...
Climate change
Press Release
18.11.2016 - 17:13

COP22: Turning our climate commitments into reality

“The Paris Agreement was a historic moment, and in Marrakesh we focused on how to turn our climate commitments into action", said the leader of the European Parliament’s COP22...

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Past Events

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 '...
Anti-microbial resistance
22.04.2015 - 14:30

Anti-microbial resistance – urgent need to act in human and veterinary medicine

For further information or to register, contact EPP-ENVI-AGRI-HEARING@ep.europa.eu
Shopper Selecting Package of Ground Beef
19.11.2014 - 18:30

European Meat Forum

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