Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI)

The Parliamentary Committee on Environment, Public Health and Food Safety is responsible for:

  • 1. 
    Environmental policy and environmental protection measures, in particular concerning:
    • Air, soil and water pollution, waste management and recycling, dangerous substances and preparations, noise levels, climate change, protection of biodiversity,
    • Sustainable development,
    • International and regional measures and agreements aimed at protecting the environment,
    • Restoration of environmental damage,
    • Civil protection,
    • The European Environment Agency,
    • The European Chemicals Agency;
  • 2. 
    Public health, in particular:
    • Programmes and specific actions in the field of public health,
    • Pharmaceutical and cosmetic products,
    • Health aspects of bioterrorism,
    • The European Medicines Agency and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control;
  • 3. 
    Food safety issues, in particular:
    • The labelling and safety of foodstuffs,
    • Veterinary legislation concerning protection against risks to human health; public health checks on foodstuffs and food production systems,
    • The European Food Safety Authority and the European Food and Veterinary Office