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Salon.com
You don’t know if that’s beef: The animals mixed into your meat might shock — and disgust — youthrough the machine. As a result, there is some forgiveness in levels of contam
You don’t know if that’s beef: The animals mixed into your meat might shock — and disgust — you
Salon.com / Posted 3 days ago
through the machine. As a result, there is some forgiveness in levels of contamination. The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) uses a 1 percent threshold – anything above this level of contamination is considered to be intentional... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Million people urge Bayer to stop bee-killer pesticidessuch as the weather, viruses and parasites. Jose Tarazona, head of pesticides
Million people urge Bayer to stop bee-killer pesticides
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 4 days ago
such as the weather, viruses and parasites. Jose Tarazona, head of pesticides at the European Food Safety Agency (EFSA), conceded that the decline in bee populations was "considered (to be) multifactorial." Nevertheless, EFSA found in... Read more
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PhysOrg
Million people urge Bayer to stop bee-killer pesticidessuch as the weather, viruses and parasites. Jose Tarazona, head of pesticides
Million people urge Bayer to stop bee-killer pesticides
PhysOrg / Posted 4 days ago
such as the weather, viruses and parasites. Jose Tarazona, head of pesticides at the European Food Safety Agency (EFSA), conceded that the decline in bee populations was "considered (to be) multifactorial." Nevertheless, EFSA found in... Read more
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examiner.com
No, Roundup does not cause cancerthe IARC had gotten his paper “totally wrong.” And, responding to the IARC rep
No, Roundup does not cause cancer
examiner.com / Posted 5 days ago
the IARC had gotten his paper “totally wrong.” And, responding to the IARC report, the European Food Safety Association (EFSA) reviewed studies including those from the BfR and concluded: “…glyphosate is unlikely to pose a carcinogenic hazard to... Read more
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iafrica.com
EU food watchdog to reassess bisphenol Athe chemical, mostly used to coat metal packaging, poses no health risk to cons
EU food watchdog to reassess bisphenol A
iafrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
the chemical, mostly used to coat metal packaging, poses no health risk to consumers. The European Food Safety Agency (EFSA) said it was setting up a panel of experts to evaluate new scientific evidence on the effects of bisphenol A (BPA) on... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Low doses of bisphenol A can affect development of metabolism, reproductive and nervous systemsregards to endocrine disrupting effects of bisphenol A in humans. In February 2
Low doses of bisphenol A can affect development of metabolism, reproductive and nervous systems
News-Medical-Net / Posted 14 days ago
regards to endocrine disrupting effects of bisphenol A in humans. In February 2015, the European Food Safety Authority, EFSA, set the TDI for bisphenol A to 4 micrograms per kilogram body weight per day. The National Food Institute evaluates... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Special Report: How the World Health Organization's cancer agency...clashed with IARC. The agency is currently embroiled in an acrimonious dispute
Special Report: How the World Health Organization's cancer agency...
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 15 days ago
clashed with IARC. The agency is currently embroiled in an acrimonious dispute with the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) over glyphosate, an ingredient of widely-used pesticides. IARC says glyphosate is "probably carcinogenic." EFSA says it... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
To spray or not to spray: Is your weed killer carcinogenic?monograph concluded that glyphosate is “probably carcinogenic.” Yet seven month
To spray or not to spray: Is your weed killer carcinogenic?
The Globe and Mail / Posted 15 days ago
monograph concluded that glyphosate is “probably carcinogenic.” Yet seven months later the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), an independent agency funded by the EU, published a different assessment, saying glyphosate is “unlikely to pose a... Read more
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Reuters
How the World Health Organization's cancer agency confuses consumersclashed with IARC. The agency is currently embroiled in an acrimonious dispute
How the World Health Organization's cancer agency confuses consumers
Reuters / Posted 15 days ago
clashed with IARC. The agency is currently embroiled in an acrimonious dispute with the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) over glyphosate, an ingredient of widely-used pesticides. IARC says glyphosate is "probably carcinogenic." EFSA says it... Read more
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The Economic Times
Is your weed killer carcinogenic?monograph concluded that glyphosate is "probably carcinogenic." Yet seven month
Is your weed killer carcinogenic?
The Economic Times / Posted 16 days ago
monograph concluded that glyphosate is "probably carcinogenic." Yet seven months later the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), an independent agency funded by the EU, published a different assessment, saying glyphosate is "unlikely to pose a... Read more
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Farming Life
UFU welcome EU ruling on glyphosatethe world’s most widely used herbicide, and the recent positive safety report i
UFU welcome EU ruling on glyphosate
Farming Life / Posted 16 days ago
the world’s most widely used herbicide, and the recent positive safety report issued by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), mean re-authorisation is both justified and essential,” said Mr Marshall. He added that while the vote is non-binding,... Read more
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express
Now EU fat cats want to ban our WEEDKILLER despite British Government OPPOSING plansHealth Organisation ruled last year that the compound is “probably carcinogenic
Now EU fat cats want to ban our WEEDKILLER despite British Government OPPOSING plans
express / Posted 19 days ago
Health Organisation ruled last year that the compound is “probably carcinogenic”. But the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) maintains that glyphosate is not likely to cause cancer, with the British Government supporting its continued use. The... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Gardeners face 'lifetime of weeding' as MEPs demand weedkiller banthe garden to “limit areas where weeds can become a problem”. A spokesman for
Gardeners face 'lifetime of weeding' as MEPs demand weedkiller ban
Daily Telegraph / Posted 19 days ago
the garden to “limit areas where weeds can become a problem”. A spokesman for Monsanto, which makes Roundup, cited the EFSA conclusion and said there was “there is no scientific reason why glyphosate should not continue to be available for... Read more
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Times of Malta
‘Ban probable carcinogen near playgrounds, parks’Malta had traces of glyphosate in their urine, the highest rate in Europe. The
‘Ban probable carcinogen near playgrounds, parks’
Times of Malta / Posted 19 days ago
Malta had traces of glyphosate in their urine, the highest rate in Europe. The Commission’s European Food Safety Agency (EFSA), however, published a report in November stating that the chemical was “unlikely” to cause cancer, paving the way for... Read more
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Farming Life
EU parliament supports glyphosate re-authorisationthe world’s most widely used herbicide, and the recent positive safety report i
EU parliament supports glyphosate re-authorisation
Farming Life / Posted 20 days ago
the world’s most widely used herbicide, and the recent positive safety report issued by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), mean re-authorisation is both justified and essential.”Ian Marshall, UFU president “This is the world’s most widely... Read more
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DW
Pissing contest over glyphosate in Europe |general hazards and not the actual risks of how the substance is used in practi
Pissing contest over glyphosate in Europe |
DW / Posted 20 days ago
general hazards and not the actual risks of how the substance is used in practice. Green representatives say the original EFSA finding was based on unpublished reports by industry-funded groups. They want the regulator to undertake a new, more... Read more
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Business Wire
GTF sottolinea la necessità di depoliticizzare il dibattito sul glifosatoperdita di prospettiva”, ha affermato Richard Garnett, presidente della GTF. L
GTF sottolinea la necessità di depoliticizzare il dibattito sul glifosato
Business Wire / Posted 20 days ago
perdita di prospettiva”, ha affermato Richard Garnett, presidente della GTF. La Commissione appoggia la conclusione della EFSA, ossia che il glifosato non rappresenta un rischio irragionevole per le persone, gli animali o l’ambiente ed “è... Read more
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Eu Business
EU Parliament backs glyphosate restrictions — EUbusiness.comfor full disclosure of the scientific evidence behind an assessment of glyphosa
EU Parliament backs glyphosate restrictions — EUbusiness.com
Eu Business / Posted 20 days ago
for full disclosure of the scientific evidence behind an assessment of glyphosate by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA). Environmental and transparency organisations have called for the full publication of this evidence, and criticised... Read more
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Eu Business
MEPs back restrictions on glyphosate herbicide — EUbusiness.comMEPs now want an independent review and publication of all the scientific evide
MEPs back restrictions on glyphosate herbicide — EUbusiness.com
Eu Business / Posted 20 days ago
MEPs now want an independent review and publication of all the scientific evidence that the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) used to assess glyphosate. The Commission should also reassess its approval of glyphosate in the light of its pending... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
New European standard method can help measure inorganic arsenic content in foodsin the Danish diet. Inorganic arsenic is carcinogenic according to the WHO and
New European standard method can help measure inorganic arsenic content in foods
News-Medical-Net / Posted 21 days ago
in the Danish diet. Inorganic arsenic is carcinogenic according to the WHO and in 2009 the European Food Safety Authority, EFSA, assessed that the substance is toxic at lower doses than previously evaluated. EU maximum levels for inorganic arsenic... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
EU safety experts say cherry insecticide could carry health riskinsecticide widely used to protect crops such as cherries, could be harmful to
EU safety experts say cherry insecticide could carry health risk
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 21 days ago
insecticide widely used to protect crops such as cherries, could be harmful to humans, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), which advises EU policymakers, said on Tuesday. The report follows a request from France, which is calling for a... Read more
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Daily Mail
Hopes of tackling world hunger after scientists keep food fresh for...the hospitalisations, and 46 per cent of deaths between years 2007−2011, accord
Hopes of tackling world hunger after scientists keep food fresh for...
Daily Mail / Posted 21 days ago
the hospitalisations, and 46 per cent of deaths between years 2007−2011, according to the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA). Professor Reynolds said the project, which began in 2013 and has seen academics team up with food suppliers and... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Germany backs EU plan to approve weedkiller glyphosateZeitung, the ministry's plant protection unit says it agrees with the assessmen
Germany backs EU plan to approve weedkiller glyphosate
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 21 days ago
Zeitung, the ministry's plant protection unit says it agrees with the assessment of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), which issued an opinion that glyphosate was unlikely to cause cancer. The EFSA's conclusion was at odds with the view... Read more
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PhysOrg
New method to determine the content of inorganic arsenic in foodstuffsin the Danish diet. Inorganic arsenic is carcinogenic according to the WHO and
New method to determine the content of inorganic arsenic in foodstuffs
PhysOrg / Posted 22 days ago
in the Danish diet. Inorganic arsenic is carcinogenic according to the WHO and in 2009 the European Food Safety Authority, EFSA, assessed that the substance is toxic at lower doses than previously evaluated. EU maximum levels for inorganic arsenic... Read more
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Times of Malta
Where the wind blowswell known: it decimates and eliminates pollinators such as bees. On the other
Where the wind blows
Times of Malta / Posted 22 days ago
well known: it decimates and eliminates pollinators such as bees. On the other hand, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) contends that glyphosate was unlikely to cause cancer in humans and proposed higher limits on the amount of residue of... Read more
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Eu Business
After pressure from industry: EU Commission wants to allow the import of genetically engineered "toxic" soybeans — EUbusiness.comwith a combination of glyphosate and other herbicides such as dicamba or isoxaf
After pressure from industry: EU Commission wants to allow the import of genetically engineered "toxic" soybeans — EUbusiness.com
Eu Business / Posted 25 days ago
with a combination of glyphosate and other herbicides such as dicamba or isoxaflutole. The European Food Safety Authority EFSA just recently stated that the health risks of these residues cannot be sufficiently assessed and safety levels cannot be... Read more
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FOX News
France to ban some glyphosate weedkillers due to health concernsproducts combining glyphosate and tallowamine after conclusions published in No
France to ban some glyphosate weedkillers due to health concerns
FOX News / Posted 26 days ago
products combining glyphosate and tallowamine after conclusions published in November by the European Food Safety Agency (EFSA) suggested greater potential risks compared to glyphosate alone, she said. Glyphosate, a common ingredient in... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
France to ban some glyphosate weedkillers due to health concernsproducts combining glyphosate and tallowamine after conclusions published in No
France to ban some glyphosate weedkillers due to health concerns
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 26 days ago
products combining glyphosate and tallowamine after conclusions published in November by the European Food Safety Agency (EFSA) suggested greater potential risks compared to glyphosate alone, she said. Glyphosate, a common ingredient in... Read more
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DW
New hope for Europe's olive trees |new findings have kindled hope that the EU can turn the tide in the olive battl
New hope for Europe's olive trees |
DW / Posted a month ago
new findings have kindled hope that the EU can turn the tide in the olive battle. The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), based in the Italian city of Parma, announced Tuesday (30.04.2016) that it has finally confirmed the culprit. The... Read more
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Farming Life
Cereal farmers feel the pinchis being blurred in Brussels. On glyphosate there are two conflicting views. On
Cereal farmers feel the pinch
Farming Life / Posted 1 months ago
is being blurred in Brussels. On glyphosate there are two conflicting views. One from the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), which advises the Commission, says it is ‘unlikely to cause cancer’. However part of the World Health Organisation,... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Campbell's soup cans to drop hormone-mimicking chemicaldays of receiving an advance copy of the study and reports indicate that Del Mo
Campbell's soup cans to drop hormone-mimicking chemical
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 1 months ago
days of receiving an advance copy of the study and reports indicate that Del Monte and Nestle have are doing the same. Efsa is due to revise that judgement by the end of the 2016 but after several similar re-analyses in the last decade,... Read more
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