News on our policy work
Tell President Juncker, the Head of the European Commission and his 27 Commissioners that you want them to protect our health and stop our exposure to hormone disrupting chemicals, also known as endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs). Read more...
Endocrine disrupters: the secret history of a scandal
HEAL has translated an article in Le Monde by French investigative journalist Stéphane Horel entitled ’Perturbateurs endocriniens: l’histoire secrète d’un scandale on endocrine disrupters. The article also reveals that June 15 is when Commissioners will sign off on the EDC criteria. Read more...
A new campaign to protect EU chemical laws
HEAL and the Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL) have launched a campaign to ensure that the transatlantic trade and investment partnership (TTIP) between the EU-US does not undermine EU chemicals law, nor public health. Read more...
HEAL response to scientific consensus breakthrough on EDCs
HEAL reacts positively to the outcome of an international expert meeting organised by the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR). Read more...
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Resource pack: Advice on impacts of EDCs pesticides on pregnant women
Health costs in the EU - How much is related to EDCs? - Available in Spanish - El coste sanitario en la unión europea - ¿Cuánto corresponde a los disruptores endocrinos?
Chemical cocktail leaflet now available in Maltese
Listen to the MP3 recording from CHE Partnership Call - A High Price to Pay: Obesity, Diabetes, and Associated Costs of Exposure to EDCs in the EU, 28 April 2015
Listen to the MP3 recording from CHE Partnership Call - Perinatal Exposure to a Mixture of Common Low-Dose Phthalates and Flame Retardants Leads to Autistic Features in Rats, 15 April 2015
Breakfast television, TVAM, Malta public television
4 Feb 2015, available on Facebook
22 – 26: TTIP negotiations round
4, Brussels, Belgium: EU Environment Council
7 - 10, Strasbourg, France: EP Plenary
17 - 18, Brussels, Belgium: EU Summit
20 - 30: Pesticide Action Week
5 – 12, Paris, France: International Environmental Film Festival