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Dear Dr Flüh Congratulations on your appointment as acting director responsible for bee-health in DG Santé. Your predecessor who had campaigned long and hard against the chemical and biotech industries, and had refused any semblance of dialogue, unfortunately has left you in a very difficult position with very little room for compromise on the neonicotinoid… » read more

  Posted by The Risk-Monger

Au même titre que la lutte contre les habitudes alimentaires, contre l’exposition à certains facteurs de risque environnementaux ou contre les addictions, la politique de santé doit désormais prendre en compte le développement du sport ou d’activités physiques à tous les âges. Les pathologies liées à la sédentarité constituent aujourd’hui la première cause de mortalité… » read more

  Posted by Sport et Citoyenneté

A couple of months ago news outlets in the U.S. reported that a majority of Americans is highly concerned about “foods containing DNA” (Food Demand Survey 2015). This is indeed quite concerning. After all, only EVERY food on this planet contains DNA. The misinformation is scary and one could wonder if it is the same… » read more

  Posted by Trade Talk

The recent International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) publication on glyphosate (a chemical found in Monsanto’s Roundup) once again illustrates how international scientific bodies continue to put politics over science, run anti-industry witch-hunts and have become the playground for environmental activist predators using the cloak of an international body to try to give their… » read more

  Posted by The Risk-Monger

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