News

  • Trans fatty acids and heart disease

  • March 13th 2016
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    EHN has updated its paper on trans fatty acids and heart disease, to inform the debate on how best to eliminate industrially produced TFAs from foodstuffs marketed in the European Union.

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  • 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.