The EU's carbon border tax will be implemented by Phil Hogan, the current agriculture commissioner who is set to take over the European Commission’s trade ..
News 11 Sep 2019
A decision by the Danish government to ban ‘non-stick’ chemicals associated with health and environmental risks from paper food packaging has prompted green groups to ..
News 4 Sep 2019
Washington has called on the EU to “take no further action” on plans to label the widely used pigment titanium dioxide as a suspected carcinogen ..
News 1 Aug 2019
Campaigners have accused the European Commission of hindering the development of methods to test for a new generation of genetically modified food and feed imports ..
News 19 Jul 2019
Well over half of summer fruits such as strawberries and cherries are tainted with chemical “cocktails” whose potential health impacts are unclear, campaigners have warned ..
News 4 Jul 2019
- Waste & Resources,Products,Markets & Corporate,EU's Circular Economy
Five European and global textile and fashion organisations have pledged to work with the EU to “co-develop” a vision for textiles in a circular economy ..
News 14 May 2019
A European Parliament decision to grant greater public access to industry data on new food additives, pesticides and genetically modified organisms has been welcomed by ..
News 17 Apr 2019
The European Parliament has given its backing to a provisional agreement on the EU’s Horizon Europe research and innovation programme, which will include a sharper ..
News 17 Apr 2019
European agriculture ministers have handed the European Commission a mandate to develop a post-2020 EU forest strategy and to step up EU action against deforestation ..
News 16 Apr 2019
The cement sector has barely made any progress on reducing its total carbon emissions in part because of a lack of clear policies to promote ..
News 12 Apr 2019
A controversial requirement for the European Commission to consider the impact of regulation on innovative sectors is set to be included in the EU’s Horizon ..
News 21 Mar 2019
The control system used for organic products should be enhanced throughout the supply chain to boost consumer certainty, the European Court of Auditors says ..
News 14 Mar 2019
An advocate general has advised the EU Court of Justice to rule that the European system for the authorisation of pesticides is “sound” ..
News 12 Mar 2019
The European Chemicals Agency has compiled an inventory of over 400 chemicals widely added to plastics in a move to speed up risk assessments and ..
News 22 Feb 2019