Outgoing Commissioner Andriukaitis suggests disbanding EU alcohol forum

By |oktober 9th, 2019|Alcohol, Big Alcohol, EU Alcohol Strategy, News, Vytenis Andriukaitis|

The EU Alcohol and Health Forum (EAHF), which aims to tackle alcohol-related harm, should come to an end because its stakeholders have not been able to find common ground, the outgoing EU Health Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis has said.

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Alcohol could cause new EU health chief headache

By |oktober 1st, 2019|alcohol consumption, EU Alcohol Strategy, News|

The European spirits industry has called on Stella Kyriakides, EU Commissioner-designate for health, to revive the European Alcohol and Health Forum, which has been inactive since 2015 after twenty public health NGOs decided to pull out.

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EU official: Commission seeks ‘quick fix’ solution on alcohol labelling proposals

By |september 26th, 2018|Alcohol, alcohol labelling, Big Alcohol, EU Alcohol Strategy, News|

The European Commission is pushing for a “quick fix” solution to the alcohol labelling deadlock before the end of its mandate, a Commission official close to the issue told EURACTIV.com.

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MEPs ask Commission to reject industry’s alcohol labelling proposal

By |avgust 6th, 2018|Alcohol, alcohol labelling, EU Alcohol Strategy, News|

A group of MEPs has called on the European Commission to turn down an industry proposal on alcohol labelling, claiming that alcoholic beverages should no longer enjoy a preferential regime compared to other foodstuffs.

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Scotland rolls out minimum alcohol pricing after years of legal blocks

By |maj 2nd, 2018|Alcohol Minimum Unit Pricing, Alcohol policy, EU Alcohol Strategy, News, Scotland|

Scotland on Tuesday (1 May) introduced minimum pricing for alcohol, in what First Minister Nicola Sturgeon hailed as a "bold" and "brave" policy move that has endured years of legal battles.

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Alcohol labelling proposal fails to end debate on calories

By |marec 13th, 2018|Alcohol, alcohol labelling, Big Alcohol, EU Alcohol Strategy, News|

The alcohol industry presented on 12 March their self-regulatory proposal on labelling, focusing on “flexibility” for wine, beer, spirits and cider. Alcohol makers will be free to decide whether to place information on the label, online or both.

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Commission still vague about online alcohol labelling

By |marec 9th, 2018|Alcohol, alcohol labelling, EU Alcohol Strategy, News, Vytenis Andriukaitis|

Consumer needs and expectations should be the main drivers in defining alcohol labelling, a European Commission spokesperson told EURACTIV.com when asked about the effectiveness of online labelling,  an option the alcohol industry wants to introduce.

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Off-label proposals for alcohol labelling are not enough

By |marec 8th, 2018|alcohol ban, alcohol labelling, Big Alcohol, EU Alcohol Strategy, News|

Nutritional information should be clearly marked on the labels of alcohol products, and the off-label proposals being put forward by industry are not sufficient, writes Professor Markus Peck-Radosavljevic.

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Alcohol industry’s labelling proposal prioritises ‘flexibility’

By |marec 2nd, 2018|alcohol labelling, Alcohol policy, Big Alcohol, EU Alcohol Strategy, Food labelling, News|

Producers will decide how best to convey alcohol information – either on the label and online or just on the internet, EURACTIV.com has learnt.

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‘Responsible Party’ campaign tries to rekindle EU alcohol debate

By |januar 29th, 2018|Alcohol policy, Big Alcohol, Erasmus, EU Alcohol Strategy, labelling, News, responsible erasmus|

It takes willingness from all sides in order to make the EU's Alcohol and Health Forum (EAHF) effective, a European Commission official has said, urging businesses and health NGOs to return to the discussion table.

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