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PAN Europe reports on EFSA

A new Pesticide Action Network (PAN) Europe report reveals that 10 out of 13 members of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) working group on TTC (Threshold of Toxicological Concern, a method to decide on the health impacts of chemicals), have a conflict of interest. The industry has been a strong proponent of the TTC approach. Read PAN-Europe’s Press Release and download their full report here.

Hans Muilerman of PAN-Europe states “TTC does not take account of independent scientific findings of harm at lower doses and cannot protect vulnerable groups like children.” Further information here.

Originally posted on 31 January 2012

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