A third of chemicals do not comply with European Union rules due to insufficient toxicological data. EURACTIV France’s media partner the Journal de l’environnement reports.
Food manufacturers risk falling well short of meeting new EU rules aimed at limiting levels of cancer-causing Acrylamide, according to a series of new tests released on Thursday (11 January).
MEPs have shied away from demanding a full ban on Bisphenol A, instead approving measures that will lower the amount of the chemical that can be part of food packaging.
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has vowed to make “Better Regulation” the cornerstone of policymaking in the EU, promising lean and efficient legislation that encourages business activity without compromising on health and environmental priorities.