Quoted by Inside Sources

I was quoted by Inside Sources on the topic of tobacco harm reduction in the European Union. You can read the quote below, or find the full article here.

Vous n’êtes pas assez intelligent pour comprendre le mot “végétarien”

Pour le Parlement européen, les consommateurs pourraient être trompés par le marquage ambiguë de certains produits. Le comité de l’agriculture du Parlement européen (AGRI) a soutenu l’amendement de compromis n°41 le 1er avril. Ce texte demande l’interdiction de nommer des produits alimentaires à base de plantes avec des appellations faisant référence à de la viande […]

Contribution in Politico on public health

The magazine Politico asked me to contribute to a health policy debate for both their online and magazine publication. The contribution were made under following headline: HEALTH CARE 2024 How to solve Europe’s obesity problem Experts tackle the bloc’s crisis of lifestyle diseases. Life expectancy in Europe is steadily increasing. But the World Health Organization […]

La 5G nous rappelle l’importance de la vie privée des consommateurs

Cet article a été co-écrit avec Mikołaj Barczentewicz. Presque tous les jours, nous entendons parler de nouveaux cas de vol d’identité, de criminalité financière et d’autres formes d’attaques ou d’ingérence malveillante. Les manquements de sécurité chez British Airways et Marriott/Starwood en 2018 ont compromis les données privées de centaines de millions de clients.

The European Parliament thinks you’re too stupid to know that a veggie-burger doesn’t contain meat

“Consumer Protection” The European Parliament Agriculture Committee (AGRI) supported compromise Amendment Number 41 on April 1. The amendment calls for a ban on denominations of plant-based food products as containing meat or dairy products. In essence, names such as “veggie burger” or “soy milk” would not be allowed anymore, as they mislead consumers into believing […]

What advertising bans get wrong about consumer behaviour

Advertising bans are increasingly relevant in political debate, with some countries having already establishes rules that don’t allow for “junk food” advertising. But these proposals are all based on the assumptions that consumers are buying goods that they never would have wanted otherwise.