News

  • Good for you?

  • December 11th 2015
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    EHN has today published a position paper describing the role of nutrient profiles in the context of the EU  regulation  (EC)  No  1924/2006  on  nutrition  and  health  claims  made  on  foods.

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  • New Commission proposal on ICS

  • November 12th 2015
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    The European Commission has today published its revised proposal for an Investment Court System (ICS) which aims to replace the investor-to-state dispute settlement (ISDS) mechanism in all ongoing and future EU investment negotiations.

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  • Open Letter to European Commission on TFAs

  • October 15th 2015
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    On 15 October, four Health organisations (EHN, CPME, EPHA and BEUC) and four companies (Kellogg’s, Mondeléz, Nestlé and Mars) wrote an open letter asking the European Commission to propose a legislative limit on the amount of IPTFAs in foods of 2g per 100g of fat

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  • Clean Air Petition: World Heart Day 2015

  • September 28th 2015
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    On the occasion of World Heart Day 2015, Frans van de Werf (far left in photo) Chair of the European Affairs Committee of the European Society of Cardiology; Mairead McGuinness MEP (second left), co-chair of the MEP Heart Group; and Simon Gillespie (second right), President of the European Heart Network, met with Commissioner Andriukaitis to present him with a petition to tackle air and noise pollution.  Please click here for the press release.

     

  • World Heart Day: Environment & the Heart

  • September 22nd 2015
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    The European Heart Network (EHN), together with the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) and the European Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation (EACPR), will be launching on 29 August, during the ESC Congress, a public awareness campaign entitled ‘Environment & the Heart’.

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  • Results of the EConDA project

  • September 22nd 2015
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    Please read here the press release published on the occasion of the closing conference of the EConDA (Economics of Chronic Diseases) project, held today in Brussels.

  • Marketing of HFSS food to children

  • September 07th 2015
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    EHN in conjunction with the University of Liverpool School of Law and Social Justice has today published a paper on the marketing to children of foods high in saturated fats, trans fatty acids, free sugars, or salt.  Please find it here.