According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a lung disease that results in changes in several different parts of the respiratory system and lungs at the same time. But it is far more than just a 'smoker's cough'.
Europe’s food and drink producers have called on the Commission to come up with EU-wide standards on precautionary allergen labelling, arguing it is a much-needed step towards completing the single market.
The EU has no intention of imposing a ban on Chanel's No. 5 perfume, a European Commission spokesman has said, after a study recommended that tree moss used in the famous luxury perfume should be banned because of potential allergic reactions.
The Competitiveness Council has unanimously voted in favour of a
ban on certain chemicals used in toys for young children. Industry
representatives have already stated they were considering legal
The Commission has released a legislative proposal containing new general rules for food and feed controls, which aims at curing weaknesses in current legislation and sets out tougher enforcement mechanisms.