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S&Ds: After 10 years, we finally welcome the Commission's proposal on unfair practices in the food supply chain

Following today’s presentation by the European Commission on the proposal for a directive on unfair trading practices in business-to-business

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S&Ds call for a strategic plan to guarantee healthy and sustainable Protein Crops supply to make EU independent from third countries importations

Independence from third countries Protein Crops importations, diversification of the supply farming system and incentives such as voluntary coupled

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S&Ds: Live animal transport must be humane. Animal welfare and food quality can’t be sacrificed

Following the revelation of abuses of the current legislation on transporting live animals, reported by the Animal Welfare Intergroup in the European

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EU mayors deserve stronger support in their fight against climate change, say S&Ds

Socialists and Democrats are strongly committed to deliver on the COP 21 UN Climate Change Agreement adopted in Paris in 2015, in which 195 nations


What Can We Do for Bees?

If all the bees in the world died, humans would (likely) not survive. Acting as exquisite little chemists, bees pollinate 84% of plant species and 76%

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S&Ds demand a ban on the pesticides that kill bees and threaten biodiversity

Today the European Food Safety Agency (EFSA) published a risk assessment report confirming that certain substances used in pesticides - neonicotinoids

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At the S&D’s request, the European Parliament creates a special committee to scrutinise the Monsanto scandal

Today the plenary of the European Parliament in Strasbourg backed the creation of a special committee to find out whether the multinational producing

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S&Ds back deal with the Council to fine-tune the ETS market of allowances

Socialists and Democrats have strongly advocated for the EU Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) as the flagship of Europe’s fight against climate change

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Kathleen Van Brempt on the Monkeygate: It is time for the Commission to act and show car makers that they are not untouchable

At the request of the Socialists and Democrats, the European Parliament will discuss tonight the manipulation of scientific research by multinationals

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Dieselgate: One in four cars still on our roads two years on; member states must act

In its answer to a parliamentary question from S&D Group vice-president responsible for sustainable development, Kathleen Van Brempt, the European