About: consumer protection

Trade & Society 28-07-2015

Malmström: We can finish TTIP during the Obama administration

The EU’s Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström was amazed at German criticism over the planned EU-US Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and emphasised its benefits in an interview with Tagesspiegel.
Agrifood 18-03-2015

Foodwatch boss: ‘Europeans will not stomach TTIP anymore’

The EU-US free trade agreement, TTIP, is a big lie, says Thilo Bode, the director of the NGO Foodwatch, discussing his latest book on the transatlantic trade deal.
Health 07-02-2014

Goyens: ‘The EU food system must urgently be strengthened’

On the one year anniversary of the horsemeat scandal, a similar food fraud scandal can easily happen in the EU as the financial penalties for fraud are small and because the Commission does not want mandatory origin labelling for meat in processed meals, says Monique Goyens.
Health 13-01-2011

BEUC: EU ‘lacks clear vision’ on consumer rights

Brussels lacks a "clear vision or strategy" on consumer rights legislation, Ursula Pachl, deputy director-general of European consumer group BEUC, told EURACTIV in an interview. 
Public Affairs 19-01-2009

Commissioner Kuneva: ‘My weapon is communication’

Communication is key if consumers are to become well-informed experts and use their power to make business behave, Consumer Affairs Commissioner Meglena Kuneva told EURACTIV in an exclusive interview.
Health 08-02-2005

BEUC’s President on consumer policy in the Barroso Commission

Rasmus Kjeldahl has been talking to EURACTIV about food safety in the enlarged EU and the European Food Safety Agency, consumer policy in the Barroso Commission, the legislation on nutritional and health claims, the importance of patient/consumer information and Corporate Social Responsiblity.