IEU ENVIRONMENT Telegram 29 August 2016



# EP ENVI COMMITTEE

  • EP Draft agenda - Wednesday, 31 August 2016 - Thursday, 1 September 2016 - PE 587.683v01-00 - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety

# ENVIRONMENTAL STANDARDS

  • AFET/DROI Reports : Social and environmental standards, human rights and corporate responsibility - Subcommittee on Human Rights

# WATER POLLUTION

  • The 26th World Water Week kicks off in Stockholm
  • Foreign Minister Margot Wallström's speech at the opening of World Water Week in Stockholm
  • Bundesumweltministerium fördert Projekt zur Prozesswassernachbehandlung in der Kaffeebranche

# EU REGISTERS

-> EU PARLIAMENT

  • Motion for a resolution on the hazards of the indiscriminate use of insecticides - B8-2016-0959
  • Motion for a resolution on the spread of plastic in the seas - B8-2016-0957
  • Motion for a resolution on environmental education campaigns in seaside resorts to encourage greater public involvement to protect the marine and coastal environment - B8-2016-0888

-> EFSA

  • Setting of maximum residue levels for amitraz, coumaphos, flumequine, oxytetracycline, permethrin and streptomycin in certain products of animal origin
  • Dietary exposure assessment to pyrrolizidine alkaloids in the European population
  • Ad-hoc meeting with industry association AMFEP
  • The safety of annatto extracts (E 160b) as a food additive
  • Development of a mechanistic model to assess risks to honeybee colonies from exposure to pesticides under different scenarios of combined stressors and factors (OC/EFSA/SCER/2016/03)
  • Genetically modified organisms: EFSA’s work explained
  • Safety and efficacy of aromatic ketones, secondary alcohols and related esters belonging to chemical group 21 when used as flavourings for all animal species
  • Development of probabilistic models for quantitative pathway analysis of plant pest introduction for the EU territory
  • Safety and efficacy of non-conjugated and accumulated unsaturated straight-chain and branched-chain, aliphatic primary alcohols, aldehydes, acids, acetals and esters belonging to chemical group 4 when used as flavourings for all animal species
  • Scientific support for preparing an EU position in the 48th Session of the Codex Committee on Pesticide Residues (CCPR)
  • Peer review of the pesticide risk assessment of the active substance silthiofam
  • 20th meeting of the Pesticide Steering Network
  • Scientific Opinion on an application by Pioneer (EFSA-GMO-NL-2007-47) for the placing on the market of the herbicide-tolerant, high-oleic acid, genetically modified soybean 305423 × 40-3-2 for food and feed uses, import and processing under Regulation (EC
  • Xylella in Apulia: review finds no evidence of multiple types
  • Statement on diversity of Xylella fastidiosa subsp. pauca in Apulia
  • Outcome of a public consultation on the Draft Scientific Opinion of the EFSA Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies (NDA) on Dietary Reference Values for choline
  • Dietary Reference Values for choline
  • Dietary reference values: EFSA publishes advice on choline
  • Outcome of the consultation with Member States and EFSA on the basic substance applications for Urtica spp. for use in plant protection as insecticide, acaricide and fungicide
  • Outcome of the consultation with Member States, the applicant and EFSA on the pesticide risk assessment for triazoxide in light of confirmatory data
  • Modification of the existing maximum residue level for acequinocyl in gherkins
  • Support services for expert knowledge elicitation (OC/EFSA/AMU/2016/02)
  • Safety and efficacy of lecithins (Lipidol) for all animal species
  • Safety and efficacy of lecithins for all animal species
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