Directorate General Health & Consumers
Newly published Opinion on definition of SynBio lays foundation for future work Synthetic Biology's application is full of exciting possibilities, from adapting crops to thrive in barren lands to growing new organs to save the lives of transplant recipients. And yet all unexplored scientific territories pose potential risks, which is why the Scientific Committees, after this opinion on SynBio definition, are preparing two more opinions...
First meeting of the Commission Expert Group on Cancer Control On this occasion, the Commission will present the implementation report on previous work on cancer and the overview of the EU priorities in the field cancer, particularly the CANCON Joint Action and the European Cancer Information System. The 4th edition of the European Code Against Cancer will also be presented.
“My healthy family”: Project to promote the consumption of fruit and vegetables launches in 4 EU regions This EU-financed pilot project is officially being launched in two regions each in Poland and Hungary. It aims to encourage children, older people and pregnant women to eat more fruit and vegetables.
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“We Love Eating”: Project to promote healthy lifestyles launches in 7 EU cities An EU-financed pilot project, “We Love Eating” is officially being launched in seven cities across the EU. This European initiative, takes a fun and upbeat approach to healthy eating. Although aimed at the general public, the project is targeted to three main groups: children, pregnant women and older people.