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S&Ds call for more transparency in EU approval of pesticides to avoid another Glyphosate scandal

Trust in the authorisation of Plant Protection Products (PPP) in the EU has been seriously undermined by recent scandals and particularly by the renewal of the approval of Glyphosate. That is why...
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S&Ds win seven-year battle to end double EU food and products standards

The S&D Group led today a broad cross-party coalition to ensure that there are no second-class products, nor consumers, in the EU. With this vote, the European Parliament recognised the existence...
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We need an EU system to assess medicines and medical treatments, say S&Ds

Socialists and Democrats are at the forefront in the struggle for high quality public health systems that provide affordable and safe healthcare to all. The S&Ds have fought for a harmonised...
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S&Ds lead the Parliament’s call for an effective use of antibiotics to avoid antimicrobial resistance

Today, the plenary of the European Parliament will debate an own initiative report drafted by S&D MEP Karin Kadenbach welcoming the European One Health Action Plan against Antimicrobial...
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S&Ds back EU strategy to end plastic litter by 2030

Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament are leading the transition to a circular economy, where all products are designed to be either recycled, re-used or remanufactured. S&D MEP...
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S&Ds lead the fight to effectively reduce CO2 emissions in the EU from new cars and vans

Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament are strongly committed to the transition to a low-carbon economy that will save money for citizens; will bring a new impulse to the EU’s industrial...
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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...