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Horsemeat scandal and the necessary EU response

With: Rebbeca Harms (Germany - co-president of the Greens/EFA group), Bart Staes (Belgium) and Carl Schlyter (Sweden - vice-chair of the EP committee on environment, public health and food safety) Coming ahead of the forthcoming EU Council of Agriculture Minsters (Monday-Tuesday, 25-26 February), the Greens are hosting a press conferen…
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Horsemeat scandal

Ahead of today's council of EU agriculture ministers, who will discuss the ongoing horsemeat scandal, Green MEPs have set out their demands for EU-level action (1). The scandal has highlighted deficiencies with the procedures for verifying food quality, as well as shortcomings in EU legislation, n...
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Brussels Agenda

Greens/EFA priorities for the week include the horsemeat scandal and EU meat labelling rules, airline emissions and the EU emissions trading scheme, banking rules, capital requirements and remuneration, border control technology and civil liberties
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Horsemeat scandal

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Horsemeat scandal

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Horesemeat scandal tip of the ice-berg

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EU-Regeln für Dienstleistungskonzessionen gefährden kommunale Daseinsvorsorge

EU-Regeln für Dienstleistungskonzessionen gefährden kommunale Daseinsvorsorge Besonders Wasser und Sozialdienstleistungen in Gefahr
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Horsemeat scandal

In response to the deepening and widening scandal surrounding the discovery of horse DNA in processed meat products in a number of EU member states, the Greens/EFA group is calling on the European Commission and relevant regulatory agencies to take action. The group is pushing for an emergency heari...
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EU rules on concessions

The European Parliament's internal market committee today voted on new EU legislation on the award of concessions (1). The Greens voted against the outcome, expressing concern about the potential impact on the provision of basic public services, like water. Commenting after the vote, Green internal ...
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Bee crisis and insecticides

populations and the impact of insecticides, the Greens have called for a ban on controversial neonicotinoid insecticides and other systemic neurotoxins. With the European Food Safety Authority having last week published a report highlighting concerns with neonicotinoids (1), and the European Environ...