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TACD and its members urge EU leaders to protect citizens’ data in trade agreements

TACD, together with the European Consumer Organisation (BEUC), Consumers International, the European Association for the Co-ordination of Consumer Representation in Standardisation (ANEC) and European Digital Rights (EDRi) sent an open letter to the European Commission President, Jean-Claude Juncker. The letter urges the European Commission to protect consumers’ and citizens’ data in trade agreements, resist pressure and come …

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TACD calls on EU and US trade chiefs for more transparency in TiSA negotiations

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Ahead of the 21st round of negotiations for the Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA), the Chairs of the Transatlantic Consumer Dialogue have written to Michael Froman, the US Trade Representative and Cecilia Malmström, the EU Trade Commissioner, urging increased transparency and stakeholder engagement in the trade talks. TACD calls upon the US to make public …

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New policy resolution on Technical Barriers to Trade in TTIP

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EU and US consumers say YES to collaboration and exchange of best practices, NO to obligations with negative impacts on consumer protection Today, TACD publishes a new policy resolution on Technical barriers to Trade (TBTs) in the proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). The resolution highlights differences between the US and EU technical regulations, conformity assessment and standards-making …

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New policy resolution on consumer concerns about new genetic engineering techniques


EU and US consumers call for regulation and labeling of products derived from new genetic engineering techniques  Today, TACD published a new resolution on consumer concerns about new genetic engineering techniques. Consumers have right to know when new genetic engineering techniques are used, including in their food, but companies are lobbying to exempt such products …

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TACD releases new policy resolution on better transatlantic cooperation on chemicals in light of the TTIP


Today, TACD releases a new policy resolution on better transatlantic cooperation on chemicals in light of the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). The resolution offers recommendations to the negotiating parties on how to achieve better transatlantic cooperation in chemicals management, clearly emphasizing that a future TTIP agreement should under no circumstance act to delay or …

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