Navigation path

 

  • Our job is to make Europe's citizens healthier, safer and more confident
  • Our job is to make Europe's citizens healthier, safer and more confident
  • Our job is to make Europe's citizens healthier, safer and more confident
  • Our job is to make Europe's citizens healthier, safer and more confident
  • Our job is to make Europe's citizens healthier, safer and more confident
  • Our job is to make Europe's citizens healthier, safer and more confident
  • Our job is to make Europe's citizens healthier, safer and more confident
  • Our job is to make Europe's citizens healthier, safer and more confident
  • Our job is to make Europe's citizens healthier, safer and more confident
  • Our job is to make Europe's citizens healthier, safer and more confident
  • Our job is to make Europe's citizens healthier, safer and more confident
  • Our job is to make Europe's citizens healthier, safer and more confident
  • Our job is to make Europe's citizens healthier, safer and more confident
  • Our job is to make Europe's citizens healthier, safer and more confident
  • Our job is to make Europe's citizens healthier, safer and more confident

Websites

Consumers | Health | Food | Animals | Plants

News

Call for experts for the risk assessment of cosmetic products (Deadline: 11 January 2015)Call for experts for the risk assessment of cosmetic products (Deadline: 11 January 2015)

DG Health and Consumers has launched a call for expression of interest to appoint experts who will assist the work of the Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS). They are appointed in their personal capacity as external experts in the working groups of the SCCS.

GLORE Conference on global coordination of Research and Health Policy on RF Electromagnetic Fields (19-20 November 2014, Luxembourg)GLORE Conference on global coordination of Research and Health Policy on RF Electromagnetic Fields (19-20 November 2014, Luxembourg)

This year the European Commission hosts 18th GLORE meeting in Luxembourg on 19 and 20 November, to present and discuss the research activities and the processes of health risk management and of risk communication, on the possible effects of the electromagnetic fields (EMF) on health.

GLORE is an annual coordination action that involves the delegations of Europe, Canada, USA, Japan, Korea, and Australia, composed by scientists and policy authorities.

Avian Influenza - Commission backs emergency safeguard measuresAvian Influenza - Commission backs emergency safeguard measures

The Commission adopted two emergency safeguard Decisions addressed to The Netherlands and the UK that define the areas that have been placed under stringent veterinary restrictions by those Member States. The measures aim at quickly bringing the disease under control and at preventing the spread of the highly pathogenic avian influenza within the affected Member States, to other Member States and to third countries while minimising the disturbance to trade.

HTA Network adopts its Strategy for EU cooperation on Health Technology AssessmentsHTA Network adopts its Strategy for EU cooperation on Health Technology Assessments

National authorities responsible for Health Technology Assessments (HTA) adopted a Strategy setting out the framework for European cooperation on HTA.

Scientific committee's preliminary opinion on medical devices containing DEHPScientific committee's preliminary opinion on medical devices containing DEHP

Does high-level DEHP-exposure through the use of blood bags, feeding tubes and other medical devices pose any risk to vulnerable groups like neonates, infants, pregnant and breastfeeding women as well as peri-pubertal males?

Read the preliminary opinion of the Scientific Committee on Emerging and Newly Identified Health Risks on 'medical devices containing DEHP plasticised PVC or other plasticisers on neonates and other groups possibly at risk' (2014 update) and participate in the public consultation open until 30 November, 2014.

More news