Chlorpyrifos, a widely used pesticide, might face an EU-wide ban after the European Food Safety Authority declared that the substance “does not meet the criteria” ..
News 6 Aug 2019
Washington has called on the EU to “take no further action” on plans to label the widely used pigment titanium dioxide as a suspected carcinogen ..
News 1 Aug 2019
Health and environment campaigners are largely at odds with the farming and chemicals industry over how the EU should review legislation on endocrine disrupting chemicals ..
News 12 Jul 2019
Well over half of summer fruits such as strawberries and cherries are tainted with chemical “cocktails” whose potential health impacts are unclear, campaigners have warned ..
News 4 Jul 2019
- Chemicals,Products,EU's Circular Economy
An EU-financed project has used innovative technology to create new green chemicals that have the potential to greatly reduce the environmental footprint of the leather-making ..
Analysis 27 Jun 2019
The EU Council has given final approval to new rules on persistent organic pollutants, CO2 emissions limits for trucks, public procurement of clean vehicles, and ..
News 13 Jun 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
- Transport,Waste & Resources,Pollution,Products
Europe could be compelled to recycle more of its plastic waste after a near unanimous United Nations vote that brings international shipments under the control ..
News 13 May 2019
Spanish authorities have been “routinely” allowing the use of unauthorised and often highly toxic pesticides, according to the NGO Ecologistas en Acción ..
News 10 May 2019
- Waste & Resources,Chemicals,Products
Children’s toys and hair accessories are among products made of recycled plastic that appear to contain alarming levels of very hazardous chemicals, a study by ..
News 3 May 2019
French and Swedish regulators have called on the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) to restrict a raft of skin sensitising chemicals used in textiles and leather ..
News 29 Apr 2019
A European Parliament decision to grant greater public access to industry data on new food additives, pesticides and genetically modified organisms has been welcomed by ..
News 17 Apr 2019
A French court upheld on Thursday a ruling against chemical giant Monsanto over the poisoning of a farmer following the use of now banned weedkiller ..
News 12 Apr 2019
The European Commission has seen off a legal challenge against its decision not to review authorising the presence of a harmful substance in recycled PVC ..
News 11 Apr 2019
A controversial requirement for the European Commission to consider the impact of regulation on innovative sectors is set to be included in the EU’s Horizon ..
News 21 Mar 2019