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There can be no second-class products, nor consumers, in the EU, say S&Ds

The S&D Group led today an overwhelming majority in the internal market parliamentary committee to ensure that there are no double standards in the quality of food and other consumer products...
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The EU approval system for pesticides must improve to better protect human health, say S&Ds

Today the environment committee voted on a report by S&D MEP Pavel Poc, which calls for a better approval system for pesticides in the EU. It is part of the scrutiny by the European Parliament on...
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Key committees back the deal reached by S&Ds on Energy Efficiency and Renewables

Today, the industry and environment committees backed the deal on Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, negotiated by S&D MEPs Miroslav Poche and José Blanco respectively. The final agreement...
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S&Ds urges the EU Commission to finally put a legal limit on trans fatty acids (TFAs) to save lives

The S&D Group urges the European Commission to finally present a legal limit on industrial added trans fatty acids (TFAs) at a European level for the food industry, as called for in the European...
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EU needs to promote climate action globally, say S&Ds

Today, the plenary of the European Parliament will debate on the Union’s climate diplomacy and tomorrow it will vote on a report by two S&D MEPs, Arne Lietz and Jo Leinen. Socialists and...
future of CAP agriculture tractor farm

The new S&D agriculture coordinator, Nicola Caputo, voices strong opposition to CAP budget cuts

Following today's meeting in the agriculture committee, MEP Nicola Caputo has been appointed as the new S&D coordinator. In his first statement as coordinator, Caputo said: “We are at a crucial...

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