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New rules to boost consumer trust


17.4.2019 – In the field of Food safety have MEPs approved new rules, already agreed with EU ministers, which ensure that the EU’s risk assessment procedure for food safety is more reliable, transparent and objective, passing with 603 votes in favor, 17 against and 27 abstentions. Unfavorable studies will no longer be withheld. The new [...]

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New Commission’s award for safe products

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25.2.2019 – The European Commission is launching today, a new Product Safety Award for businesses that are industry leaders in making sure their products and services are safer for consumers.This year, companies can apply under the categories of online sales and childcare products. The applications from companies based in one of the 31 European Economic [...]

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Misleading practices revealed


18.5.2018- Today, the European Commission and national consumer protection authorities published the results of an EU-wide screening of 207 websites offering fixed/mobile phone, internet, audio and video streaming services. The screening reveals that 163 of these websites could be infringing EU consumer law. Some of the most common issues identified are the advertisement of allegedly [...]

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Social media companies to comply with EU consumer rules

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15.2.2018 – The changes made by Facebook, Twitter and Google+ to align their terms of services with EU consumer protection rules have been published today. These changes will already benefit more than a quarter of a billion of EU consumers who use social media: EU consumers will not be forced to waive mandatory EU consumer [...]

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Consumer Classroom Inter-School Competition 2016 – 2017

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Competition open to primary and secondary schools (12-18 year old students) across the European Union from 10th October 2016 to 17th March 2017, midnight, (Central European Time) Take part in our fourth edition of Inter-School Competition on: Smart Energy Consumers Nowadays, your pupils are familiar with the global fight against climate change towards a more [...]

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“Consumer Classroom” team in Paris


7thand 8thApril 2016 the team of the 20 European countries met in Paris to continue the project “Consumer classroom”. Consumer Classroom is a multilingual website dedicated to secondary school teachers willing to teach responsible consumer education to their pupils.The team committed to the website is composed of four main European partners and 26 European National [...]

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