The EU chemicals testing program REACH is a well-intentioned but scientifically flawed attempt to protect human health and the environment, both of which continue to be at risk from the effects of toxic chemicals. The EU chemicals testing program REACH (registration, evaluation, authorisation and restriction of chemicals) is a well-intentioned but scientifically flawed attempt to protect human health and… Read more
An Antidote Europe-funded study demonstrates the harmful effects of mixtures of the pesticides pyrimethanil, cyprodinil and fludioxonil. A scientific study conducted by Aston University in Britain and funded by NGOs Future Generations and Antidote Europe has been published in the peer-reviewed scientific journal PLoS One. The study demonstrates the harmful effects of mixtures of some commonly used… Read more
Science has moved forward 65 years since the end of World War II but the laws have not yet caught up with the science. A doctor, lawyer and university professor of neuroscience have just released startling new evidence to show that the Nuremberg Code may actually be causing harm to people’s health in the present… Read more
Claude Reiss, Antidote Europe’s president, will be interviewed tomorrow, July 10th, at 14:00 on Radio France Inter about chemicals in our environment. The interview will be held in French.
Faulty breast implants
In a letter addressed to the chief executive of the MHRA, the consumer watchdog Antidote Europe today accused the MHRA of failing in its mission to protect the public. The PIP breast implant health scare is a shocking example of regulatory failure on the part of the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), which is the government agency responsible… Read more
Scientists question value of monkey experiments
An article published in the peer-reviewed Medicolegal and Bioethics presents a rare challenge not just on the ethics but also on the science of using non-human primates in research. Public surveys have consistently shown the general public to be uneasy about the use of non human primates in scientific research. For example, 80 per cent of respondents… Read more