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PAN Europe publishes report revealing industry lobbying attempts to undermine EDC policy-making

Delays in EU policies attributed to the strategic placement of industry-linked experts in advisory organisations

21.03.2014 |

Pesticide Action Network Europe (PAN Europe) recently published a report detailing the use of industry lobbying to prevent the implementation of stricter EU policies concerning the assessment of chemical toxicity.

The report finds that nearly three-quarters of World Health Organisation (WHO) experts as well as more than half of European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) experts have ties with industry. This is found to be a major factor in the delays in EU policies that could protect citizens and consumers from harmful chemicals in our daily environment. Read the full report here.

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