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Commission breached EU law by delaying criteria on EDCs
A rare and crucial court judgement against the EU Commission was released today. The EU Court of Justice found in favour of Sweden’s case against the Commission for failing to fulfil its legal obligations regarding EDCs. Read more...
30 NGOs call for partial glyphosate ban
HEAL joins civil society organisations to convey serious concerns regarding the authorisation renewal assessment report on glyphosate that was produced under the aegis of German authorities and forms the basis for the ongoing peer review by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA). Read more…
EU court hearing puts spotlight on Commission delay over hormone disrupting chemicals
HEAL’s Lisette van Vliet attended a crucial court hearing against the EU Commission. The EU Court of Justice in Luxembourg heard Sweden’s case against the Commission for failing to fulfil its legal obligations regarding endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs). 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
14 - 17, Strasbourg, France: EP Plenary
1: Start of Dutch Presidency of the European Council
21 - 22, Paris, France: International workshop on EDC effects on wildlife and human health
4: World Cancer Day
13: Fossil fuel free day