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Health & Consumer Voice - June - 2008 Edition

The Airline 'Sweep': 50% of misleading airline websites corrected

Consumer Commissioner Meglena Kuneva announces the results of the mid term report on the 'sweep' showing that over 50% of the offending websites have since been corrected.


Launch of the EU-EUFA Information Campaign An EU and EUFA joint information campaign launched to advise and help fans travelling to EURO 2008 championship on their rights as consumers.
The safety of dental amalgams and the indirect effects of methylmercury on the environment and health The safety of dental amalgams and the indirect effects of methylmercury on the environment and health
Towards a European Strategy on Sexual Health for Young People A workshop held in Brussels to discuss research carried out in the area of sexual health and the concept of an EU-level strategy for young people.
World 'No Tobacco Day' An EU funded event as the kick-off to a campaign against tobacco.
Commissioners Kuneva and Pielbags on empowering consumers in the energy market Keynote speech delivered by Commissioner Kuneva on the importance of empowering consumers in the field of energy.
EU strict conditions on the import of Ukrainian sunflower oil EU Decision establishing strict controls on sunflower oil coming from Ukraine, following the discovery of contamination in the product.
College of Commissioners takes stock of GMO situation President Barroso convened a discussion with college of Commissioners to reflect on the state of play of GMOs (genetically modified organisms) and to map out future actions in the field.