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phosphates in doner kebab meat

S&Ds: We do not want kebabs to be banned, but we want them to be healthy

The European Parliament has been asked to give its advice on whether phosphates should be allowed in certain foods. Today these additives are rarely used in most EU-countries, but in some member...
airplane drawn in clouds with word CO2

ETS: Aviation deal puts pressure on ICAO to deliver real climate benefits

Greenhouse gas emissions from international aviation make a significant contribution to global climate change and its emissions and are one of the fastest growing sources of CO2. Reducing aviation...
Dieselgate car touchscreen is touched by car mechanic

S&Ds score victory on new rules to prevent another Dieselgate scandal

This morning, negotiators from the European Parliament, Commission and Council reached a political agreement on the first new EU law to prevent emissions cheating in the future. In response to the...
phosphates in doner kebab meat

Using phosphates in frozen meat misleads consumers and endangers their health, say S&Ds

Today phosphate is being used to increase the weight of meat, due to its water-binding properties, mainly in frozen vertical meat spits, such as doner kebabs. Since this meat is not consumed at home...
wind turbines and solar panels

S&Ds lead the European Parliament’s call for a 35% share of renewable energy by 2030

Following lengthy negotiations, the S&D Group in the European Parliament secured cross-party support for a binding target of 35% share of energy coming from renewable sources by 2030. The S&D...
STOP written in cigarettes

Traceability of tobacco will contribute to health and undermine smuggling, say S&Ds

Today Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament voted to urgently introduce an independent traceability system for tobacco products. Some members of the parliamentary committee on health...

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