European Crop Protection Association Video on Making Sense of Endocrine Disruption

What are endocrine disruptors? Endocrine interaction does not necessarily mean endocrine disruption. In fact, it can be neutral or even positive, depending on the dose, exposure and physiological condition of the body. So when is interaction considered disruption? Watch this video to find out.

European Food Safety Authority Video on Endocrine System and Food Safety

The endocrine system consists of glands and organs that produce hormones to regulate our body and its functions. Substances that behave like hormones are called endocrine active substances. If present in food, these substances can interact directly or in-directly with the body’s endocrine system. Such ‘endocrine activity’ is one of …

European Crop Protection Association on Regulating Endocrine Disruptors: What are key Issues?

When it comes to regulating hormone-active substances, finding the right balance is key. We need to protect human health and the environment, and it is right that endocrine disruptors, with the potential to do harm, are regulated in such a way to prevent that harm from occurring. But many products …

Joint Statement from Industry Stakeholders on Review of WHO-UNEP 2012 Report on Endocrine Disruptors

The chemicals industry is committed to the protection of human health and the environment. The American Chemistry Council, European Chemical Industry Council, CropLife America, CropLife Canada, CropLife International and European Crop Protection Association believe that chemicals policy should be based on a thorough, systematic and objective evaluation of current science. …