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The Commission recommendations on improving the information contained on product leaflets for EU medicines are the basis of the European Medicines Agency's (EMA) newly published action plan on improving production information for EU medicines.
The Commission organises the first of a series of 15 workshops under the Better Training for Safer Food (BTSF) programme on the prevention and control of AMR. The three-day practical training sessions target officials from the public health, veterinary and food producing sectors in all 28 EU countries.
The Scientific Committee on Health, Environmental and Emerging Risks (SCHEER) has published a Scientific Advice on (1) new scientific information on the safety of PIP breast implants and (2) another on the possible association between breast implants and anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL).