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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...
European Youth Orchestra and EUYO letters

S&Ds welcome new seat and secured financing for the European Youth Orchestra

The future of the European Youth Orchestra (EUYO) has been secured. It is currently based in the UK and it depends on annual financial requests. However, a decision has been taken, promoted by the S...