Tue. Nov 30th, 2021
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The EU has added lithium to critical raw materials. Photo by cebbi on Pixabay.
REACH
  • Chemicals: EU Commission seeks public views on simplification and digitalisation of labels
CRITICAL RAW MATERIALS
  • Critical raw materials: The EU should secure its own supply – MEPs
GREEN RECOVERY
  • European Semester Autumn Package: rebounding stronger from the crisis and making Europe greener and more digital
MERGERS INVESTIGATION
  • Mergers: Commission opens in-depth investigation into the proposed acquisition of Recticel by Greiner
FEED
  • PFAS-Höchstgehalte in Futtermitteln: BfR empfiehlt verbesserte Analysemethoden
CIRCULAR ECONOMY
  • Save the Date: A Circular Future with Plastics 2022, organised by EuPC, Agoria and Essenscia PolyMatters
PHARMA STRATEGY
  • S&Ds: The Pharmaceutical Strategy is a further step towards a European Health Union
COVID-19
  • Von der Leyen in the EP: Priority is to press ahead with vaccination
  • EU-Abgeordneter Helmut Scholz (Die Linke): EP-Mehrheit will Aufhebung des Patentschutzes auf Corona-Impfstoffe
EU COUNCIL REGISTER
  • ST 14145 2021 INIT COMMUNICATION FROM THE COMMISSION Annual Sustainable Growth Survey 2022
  • ST 14310 2021 INIT REPORT FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND THE COUNCIL on the implementation of Regulation (EU) 2021/821 setting up a Union regime for the control of exports, brokering, technical assistance, transit and transfer of dual-use items
  • ST 13991 2021 ADD 1 Draft submissions by Member States and the Commission to the International Maritime Organization’s 8th session of the Sub-Committee on Ship Design and Construction commenting on SDC 8/14/1 by Canada et al. and proposing ways to revise Guidelines for the reduction of underwater noise from commercial shipping to address adverse impacts on marine life as well as additional steps Commission statement
EU COMMISSION REGISTER
  • COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) …/… renewing the approval of the active substance cypermethrin as a candidate for substitution in accordance with Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the placing of plant protection products on the market, and amending the Annex to Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 540/2011
  • COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION (EU) …/… establishing the equivalence, for the purpose of facilitating the right of free movement within the Union, of COVID-19 certificates issued by the Republic of Singapore to the certificates issued in accordance with Regulation (EU) 2021/953 of the European Parliament and of the Council
  • COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION (EU) …/… establishing the equivalence, for the purpose of facilitating the right of free movement within the Union, of COVID-19 certificates issued by the Republic of Togo to the certificates issued in accordance with Regulation (EU) 2021/953 of the European Parliament and of the Council
  • COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) …/… concerning the authorisation of the preparation of Bacillus velezensis CECT 5940 as a feed additive for turkeys for fattening, turkeys reared for breeding, minor poultry species for fattening and reared for breeding and ornamental birds (except for reproduction) (holder of authorisation: Evonik Operations GmbH)
  • COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) …/… concerning the authorisation of a preparation of Bacillus velezensis PTA-6507, Bacillus velezensis NRRL B-50013 and Bacillus velezensis NRRL B-50104 as a feed additive for turkeys for fattening (holder of authorisation: Danisco Animal Nutrition represented by Genencor International B.V.)
SCHEER BRIEFS
  • SCHEER – Preliminary Opinion open for comments on “Draft Environmental Quality Standards for Priority Substances under the Water Framework Directive” – Thiamethoxam (deadline: 23 December 2021)
  • SCHEER – Preliminary Opinion open for comments on “Draft Environmental Quality Standards for Priority Substances under the Water Framework Directive” – Thiacloprid (deadline: 23 December 2021)
  • SCHEER – Preliminary Opinion open for comments on “Draft Environmental Quality Standards for Priority Substances under the Water Framework Directive” – Clothianidin (deadline: 23 December 2021)
  • SCHEER – Preliminary Opinion open for comments on “Draft Environmental Quality Standards for Priority Substances under the Water Framework Directive” – Acetamiprid (deadline: 23 December 2021)
  • SCHEER – Preliminary Opinion open for comments on “Draft Environmental Quality Standards for Priority Substances under the Water Framework Directive” – 17-Alpha-Ethinylestradiol (EE2), Beta-Estradiol (E2) and Estrone (E1) (deadline: 23 December 2021)
EFSA BRIEFS
  • Safety assessment of the process deSter, used to recycle plastic catering tableware for use as food contact materials
  • EGNSS and Copernicus applications fostering the European Green deal
  • Interreg (CE) First Call For Project Proposals
  • Testing and Experimentation Facility for Edge AI
  • Preparatory actions for the data space for Agriculture

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