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Membership infographic video

For the first time since it was established five years ago, YPFP Brussels has analysed its membership statistics and mapped out what a typical branch member looks like.

EU food labelling rules do ‘not go far enough’

The EU’s ‘may contain’ labelling and cross contamination information on food product packaging is not keeping European citizens informed and can lead to ‘core nutrition issues’, a European parliament conference has heard.

EU urged to seize ‘opportunity’ of personalised medicines

Harnessing the potential of personalised medicine could transform Europe’s healthcare systems by delivering more value and better, more individualised treatment.

Commission presents amendments to stop future market abuse

The European commission has presented amendments to prevent any future market abuse as well as a directive to criminalise such behaviour.

Senior UK MEP calls for parliamentary hearing into Libor scandal

Senior MEP Arlene McCarthy has called for a full European parliamentary hearing into the London interbank offered rate (Libor) interest rigging scandal.

Commissioner underlines importance of agriculture to European economy

Young farmers, job creation and ‘greening’ are all top priorities for the common agricultural policy (CAP) reform, says agriculture and rural development commissioner Dacian Ciolos.

Stakeholders called upon to make family planning a priority

The Countdown 2015 Europe consortium has called for more commitment and cooperation from stakeholders ahead of an upcoming family planning summit in London.

Stakeholders told to ‘turn words into action’ in the fight against malnutrition

It’s time to turn words into action in the fight against global malnutrition, the European parliament has heard.

MEPs back calls to end female genital mutilation

MEPs have voted unanimously in favour of a motion urging member states to take more action to combat female genital mutilation around the world.

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