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Digital & Media 24-11-2020

Amazon’s ‘business model poses serious problems’, says French socialist MP

In an opinion piece published on France Info last week, 120 politicians and trade union leaders called for "stopping Amazon's expansion". In an interview with EURACTIV France, parliament member Dominique Potier discussed the need to rethink society's approach to consumption.

Danish retail giant: ‘Why use endocrine-disrupting substances if we can use alternatives?’

COOP, Denmark's leading retailer, with about 1,200 supermarkets, lives by the precautionary principle and has therefore removed all endocrine-disrupting chemicals from its products. This gives consumers a choice, says Malene Teller Blume.
Agrifood 04-07-2012

MEP: It’s ethically unacceptable that we throw out so much food

Swedish MEP Anna Maria Corazza Bildt explains why she wants to introduce restaurant "doggy bags" in Europe, and what the EU can do to diminish food waste.
Health 29-05-2012

Turunen MEP: ‘There are many situations that can make us vulnerable as consumers’

Danish MEP Emilie Turunen explains why the European Commission should strengthen protections for the elderly, disabled and other potentially vulnerable consumers.
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. 
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.