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5 toughest questions faced by Vytenis Andriukaitis (Health & Food Safety) – Hearings of Juncker Commission

October 1, 2014 - Food & Agriculture

Vytenis Andriukaitis – Commissioner-designate for Health and Food Safety (nominated by Lithuania) – had to answer a number of difficult questions during his hearing by the European Parliament‘s Committee on the Environment, Public Health & Food Safety (ENVI) on 30 September. Andriukaitis’ answers to these 5 toughest questions reveal best how he managed to handle the parliamentary grilling:

– Will you revise the cloning proposal to meet MEPs’ wishes?
– How do you want to regulate GM crops?
– What will you do about substances containing endocrine disruptors?
– Will you fight to protect the European Union food standards in trade talks with the United States?
– How will you tackle antibiotic resistance?

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