JUNE 27, 2019 Two months after the European Parliament resolution on the negative impact of a number of chemicals used in food and cosmetics production in the EU, local and regional representatives have called on the European Commission to provide a higher level of protection from hazardous chemicals. According to studies, endocrine disruptors, or EDCs, have a harmful effect on the work of the body’s hormones, leading to infertility, obesity and cancers. In children, they are increasingly linked to autism and other conditions.
JANUARY 28, 2019 | The FREIA project has started with a kick-off meeting in Hotel Zuiderduin (Egmond aan Zee, The Netherlands) on 28 and 29 January 2019. The sister projects ATHENA, ENDpoiNTs, and GOLIATH were having their kick-off meeting at the same venue. The official EU launch was held adjacently in Brussels on 31 January.