Brussels workshop on packaging unhealthy products

| September 12, 2012

A workshop on ‘Packaging of unhealthy products’ is to be held at the European parliament inBrusselson September 19.

The workshop is being organized by the Policy Department A-Economy and Science for the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Safety.

It will be held from 12.30 hours until 14.30 hours in Room ASP A3G3.

Part one of the workshop agenda is entitled ‘On marketing’ and will include presentations on ‘The power of packaging from a commercial and marketing point of view: “Marketing” techniques to promote public health’; and on the ‘Psychological effects of health warning labels’.

Part two, on ‘Regulating information on unhealthy products inEurope’, will include a presentation on ‘Misleading packaging’ and ‘The NGO response’.

Would-be participants needing a badge must register by September 14 at:

The workshop comes as the European Commission is considering including recommendations on the plain packaging of tobacco products as part of its proposed revisions of its tobacco products directive.

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