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Chemicals Recognised as Human Endocrine Disruptors by EU

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

European Citizens Launch Initiative to Ban Glyphosate

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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

Findings Showing Roundup Causes Disease Puts Glyphosate Back Under the Spotlight

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

EU Agrees Dental Amalgam Ban in Children, Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women

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

Do Breakfast Cereals Contain Endocrine-Disrupting Pesticides?

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 Emissions Limits in Europe Could Save Thousands of Lives Every Year

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

Trade Ministers Discuss Halting or Reforming the US-EU Trade Talks

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

European Politicians Seek Rethink on Proposal to Relicense Glyphosate for 10 Years

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

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Environmental Policy to Prevent Cancer-Causing Pollutants

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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

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