Over 2700 worried (grand) parents signed petition: "We do not want hormone disrupting chemicals in products for our children!"
The Netherlands is taking health risks of EDCs seriously, emerged from open and constructive talk between WECF, BabyBeGood with the Director-General for Public Health
The Netherlands is taking the health risks of Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals (EDCs) seriously. This emerged from an open and constructive talk between representatives of WECF and Dutch Green Parent platform BabyBeGood with the Director-General for Public Health Angelique Berg at the Ministry of Health.
Last year's question stated in a letter to Dutch Health Minister Schippers: "Why does the Dutch government nothing to protect vulnerable groups from substances of concern" seems to be obsolete.
After the meeting WECF and BabyBeGood handed over a petition to the Director General Public Health Angelique Berg in which parents voiced their concerns about the effects endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) can have on the development and well being of their children. The petition was filled in by thousands of parents, both online and offline, earlier this year at the Sustainable Baby Plaza at the Nine Months Fair.
WECF co-organising partner Green Pharmacy Conference 2017
The environmental cycle of medicines - an incentive for innovation in the human and veterinary medicine chain
Recycling contaminates plastic children’s toys with toxic chemicals from electronic waste
A new global survey finds that recycling plastics containing toxic flame retardant chemicals found in electronic waste results in contamination of the world’s best-selling toy: The Rubik’s Cube.
One step towards a safer blood bag
WECF speaker at final Seminar of the LIFE+ project PVC Free Blood Bag, 27-28 September, in Östersund, Sweden
WECF sends letter to Dutch Secretary of State concerning EU policy on EDCs
In a joint statement WECF and the EDC Free Coalition ask Dutch State Secretary Dijksma to insist on major changes at the Environmental Council meeting to protect our health and environment.
Commission's EDC criteria proposal: More humans will have to be harmed before action is taken
The European Commission presented today its proposal for criteria to identify endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs). WECF and the EDCfree Coalition condemn strongly the decision.