Results for Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals (EDCs)

EU Safety Institutions Caught Plotting an Industry “escape route” Around Looming Pesticide Ban

EU Safety Institutions Caught Plotting an Industry

EU documents newly obtained by the nonprofit Pesticide Action Network of Europe reveal that the health commission of the European Union (DG SANCO), which is responsible for protecting public health, is attempting to develop a procedural "escape route" to evade an upcoming EU-wide ban on endocrine disrupting pesticides. Endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) are those that alter hormonal regulation at very low doses to cause effects on behavior, reproduction, and gender, as well as cancer and birth defects.

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