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European Commission published full report and presentations of the latest European Alcohol and Health Forum (EAHF), which took place on the beginning of April.
Over the years Eurocare has been advocating for better labelling across the EU, which would allow consumers make informed and healthy choices.
This event will look at the rational of alcohol labelling, the link between alcohol and healthy diet and recent developments in area of alcohol labelling.
Eurocare submitted its response to the European Commission consultation on the controversial ISDS mechanism in TTIP.
On 26th June 2014 Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania adopted new amendments on Republic of Lithuania Law on Road Traffic Safety that has tightened drunk driving regulations.
For years Eurocare has questioned the use of CAP money for the promotion of wine and especially funding of the Wine in Moderation and similar programmes.
Kristiina Hannula from EHYT ry, the Finnish Eurocare member, sees the latest development as steps in the wrong direction. “We are very disappointed on the recent decision to not finalize the started process of the alcohol act".
The strategy does not recognise key risk factors such as alcohol
Last week (19th June) Eurostat has realised the consumer price level for 2013.
This month Eurocare had the pleasure to present its work and findings on the labelling of alcoholic beverages at the Kettil Bruun Society 40th Annual Meeting in Torino, Italy.