A major producer of non-stick coatings has confirmed it no longer manufactures three ‘non-stick’ products for food packaging, prompting calls for further EU action ..
News 13 Aug 2019
Elevated levels of suspected carcinogens and endocrine disruptors might be present in the colouring and lining of paper food packaging ..
News 25 Jul 2019
Global rules hailed by campaigners as a weapon against the dumping of plastic waste on developing countries could have the unintended consequence of increasing incineration ..
News 20 May 2019
Campaigners have called on the EU executive to publish an overdue 'strategy for a non-toxic environment' ahead of this year's European elections ..
News 13 Feb 2019
The pressure group Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL) has called on lawmakers to push the EU executive to clarify its plans to limit the harm ..
News 21 Jan 2019
Environmental groups have urged government delegates to reject European Commission proposals to authorise the use of restricted, carcinogenic chromium compounds ..
News 22 Oct 2018
- Waste & Resources,Chemicals,Packaging
Concentration limits for persistent organic pollutants in consumer products should be tightened, the European Parliament’s environment committee has agreed, but campaigners remain concerned ..
News 11 Oct 2018
Permission would be needed to use or market one of Europe’s most widely-used organic chemicals, alongside 17 others, under plans published on Wednesday by the ..
News 6 Sep 2018
The EU chemicals agency has defended the objectivity of a recent call for evidence after criticism from campaigners, but bosses at ECHA admitted it could ..
News 11 Jun 2018
An EU court has upheld a ban on three neonicotinoid pesticides that have been linked to drastic falls in populations of bees, dismissing cases brought ..
News 17 May 2018
An environmental campaign group has reiterated its call for the EU to issue a full ban on bisphenol A in food packaging after the publication ..
News 9 Mar 2018
New regulations imposing stricter limits on the use of BPA in food contact materials are set to come into force in September, the EU executive ..
News 14 Feb 2018
The EC is set to propose limits on bisphenol-A and two other known endocrine disruptors, as well as new provisions on microplastics, in an overhaul ..
News 31 Jan 2018