About: Christel Schaldemose

Digital 22-11-2018

‘Operating systems’ debate hinders progress on P2B file, MEPs say

Platforms should not be allowed to use their operating systems to "avoid rules" when it comes to the platform-to-business (P2B) regulation, MEPs in European Parliament's Internal Market and Consumer Protection committee said on Wednesday (21 October).

MEPs back down from EU bisphenol ban

MEPs have shied away from demanding a full ban on Bisphenol A, instead approving measures that will lower the amount of the chemical that can be part of food packaging.
Health 06-05-2015

Commission says diabetes rates are not improving

Current figures for diabetes in the EU are not good, and not getting better, though the disease is a priority for the Commission. The EU’s executive is counting on member states to use regulatory tools to reverse the trend.
Agrifood 06-11-2014

Obesity researcher: The EU’s new sugar quotas will increase diabetes rates

With the liberalisation of the European sugar market planned for 2017, the EU can expect to see a dramatic increase in obesity and diabetes, a researcher has warned.