Getting EU risk assessment for protecting environment and health to achieve its legal objectives. Escaping reductionist fallacies


A series of three webinars organised by the European Network of Scientists for Social and Environmental Responsibility (ENSSER) Thursdays 17 and 24 September and 1 October 2020 16:00 – 17:30 Central European Summer Time   European regulatory systems are often portrayed as some of …

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Broadening the GMO risk assessment in the EU for genome editing technologies in agriculture


By Katharina Kawall, Janet Cotter & Christoph Then Environmental Sciences Europe volume 32, Article number: 106 (2020)   Abstract Genome editing techniques, especially the CRISPR/Cas technology, increase the possibilities and the speed of altering genetic material in organisms. So-called genome editing is increasingly being …

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Overview of genome editing applications using SDN-1 and SDN-2 in regard to EU regulatory issues


Brochure by TestBiotech Authors: Katharina Kawall, Juliana Miyazaki, Andreas Bauer-Panskus, Christoph Then Overview of genome editing applications using SDN-1 and SDN-2 in regard to EU regulatory issues – New methods of genetic engineering (genome editing) and their potential impact on nature protection and the …

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Paper: Re-registration Challenges of Glyphosate in the European Union


by András Székács and Béla Darvas published in Frontiers of Environmental Science on 31 July 2018   One of the most controversial societal issues today, regarding pesticide registration in the European Union (EU) may be the case surrounding re-registration of the active herbicide ingredient …

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Endocrine disruptor criteria toothless?


PR 03/16 Endocrine disruptor criteria toothless? The criteria to identify endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) recently proposed by EU Health Commissioner Andriukaitis will fail to protect our health and that of animals and the environment. Since Member States have been asked to give their feedback …

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Complaint against EU authorisation of genetically engineered soybeans with stacked genes


PR 02/12 Complaint against EU authorisation of genetically engineered soybeans with stacked genes PR 02/12 Beschwerde gegen EU­ Zulassung von gentechnisch veränderter Soja mit Kombinationswirkung   Joint action of environmental organisations and scientists against decision of the EU Commission Munich/ Brussels, 9 August 2012. …

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