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European Food Safety Authority

TAFTA (Part 2): Citizens of the Food Movement, Be Prepared!

Elizabeth Kucinich | Posted 08.04.2013 | Politics
Elizabeth Kucinich

Given that around 26 states in the U.S. have moved to enact more comprehensive labeling requirements for GMOs, any trade measures that could threaten the rights of U.S. citizens to democratically determine higher standards in food labeling, should be opposed.

BPA Dilemma: NRDC Vs. California Vs. Science

Jon Entine | Posted 09.07.2011 | Green
Jon Entine

When you can't win on the evidence, invoke the law and pray the webmob will carry the water for you. Unfortunately, that has been the strategy of activists when science policy is in play.

On the Menu This Week: Pesticides

James Thornton | Posted 07.09.2011 | Green
James Thornton

European Food Safety Authority's repeated lack of transparency and a recent report showing the business interests of senior EFSA officials suggests that in its current form EFSA is not that organization.

With the European Union and a Slew of New Studies Reaffirming the Safety of BPA, At What Point Will the Science Prevail?

Jon Entine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jon Entine

I've heard a lot of talk about BPA, almost none of it good. It's used in all kinds of things: electronics, DVDs, car dashboards, eyeglass lenses and polycarbonate plastics, from microwavable containers to infant sippy cups.

Europe Says Bisphenol A. Is Safe. But...

David Ropeik | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
David Ropeik

Bisphenol A. is a classic case of how, as much as we'd like to think our thinking brain can calculate risk based on facts, in the end it's not just about facts, but how those facts feel.