Glyphosate: EU toxicity assessment report still fails to address health risks of world’s most-used pesticide
A review of the EU assessment report from the Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL) on the toxicity of the popular pesticide glyphosate confirms that the evaluation is still mostly based on studies and arguments provided by the chemical industry.
High level panel: Why urgent action on the EU’s Zero Pollution ambition matters for health – voices from communities and vulnerable groups
Virtual, public event - moderated by Tamsin Rose. Friday, 10 December 2021, 14.30 – 16.00 CET Pollution harms our health and the environment. It is the largest environmental cause of…
EU air quality rules revision: HEAL response to the public consultation
HEAL has submitted its response to the European Commission’s public consultation on the revision of air quality rules, open until 16 December 2021. Every individual and organisation can have their…
Civil society groups call on Belgian federal government’s involvement to guarantee action to clean up and remediate PFAS pollution around Antwerp, monitor consequences, and guarantee accountability
PFAS pollution is a reality for communities near Antwerp and Zwijndrecht. HEAL and Grondrecht are asking the Belgian government to step in to guarantee action to clean up and remediate pollution, monitor consequences and guarantee accountability.
Glyphosate: Health and cancer groups ask France to publicly clarify contradictory position regarding the health effects of the world’s top-selling herbicide
Is France making a dangerous U-turn on its position on glyphosate? In an open letter published today, HEAL, the Association of European Cancer Leagues and La Ligue contre le Cancer urge the French government to publicly clarify its position regarding the health risks posed by the substance.