For the first, the EU has identified four chemical compounds as being of concern to human health because of their endocrine disrupting properties
17-Feb-2017 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites
A European Citizens’ Initiative to ban glyphosate (Roundup weedkiller)has been launched in four cities today. One million signatures are needed to prompt a response from the European Commission.
8-Feb-2017 5:05 AM EST Add to Favorites
Cutting edge techniques show low-dose, long-term exposure to Roundup causes liver disease in rats
9-Jan-2017 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites
European civil society has endorsed this week’s provisional agreement by the three EU institutions (European Parliament, European Commission and the Council of the European Union) to ban dental amalgam fillings for children under 15 and for...
5-Jan-2017 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites
The worrying results of Générations Futures' EXPPERT survey 7 on a breakfast food, muesli, show the ubiquity of cocktails of hormone disrupting chemicals, also known as endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) in the everyday environment. The...
14-Oct-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Effective coal regulation could slash deaths from toxic fumes by 85%, saving 20,000 lives every year.
10-Oct-2016 6:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites
The French Trade Minister Matthias Fekl and the Austrian Vice-Chancellor Reinhold Mitterlehner proposed halting the EU-US trade talks, known as the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership or TTIP, during an informal meeting of trade...
30-Sep-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) in Brussels concerned with cancer prevention want a delay on the European Commission's proposal to re-license glyphosate, the active ingredient in RoundUp and other herbicides, for another 10 years.
28-Apr-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Primary prevention of cancer - that is, stopping cancer before it starts - is possible through changes in environment policy, such as strengthening regulation on air quality and chemicals, including hormone disrupting chemicals. Malta chose to focus...
6-Feb-2015 4:00 AM EST