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Hazard-based regulation to curb environmental impacts on health

If CEPA was indeed protecting public health, we would expect declining diseases from environmental exposures. Canadian examples point to the opposite. Endocrine-related obesity and metabolic syndrome, disorders of early development and sexual differentiation, and cancers in hormone-sensitive tissues have not been prevented. Endocrine disruption does not follow classic dose-response, so these substances must be regulated based on their innate hazard. With many thousands of EDCs, classes of similar chemicals require group actions.
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Glyphosate Objectors’ Concerns Are Heightened as Health Canada Response Dismisses Key Science and Lacks Transparency

Canadians At Risk, With No Independent Review of Roundup Herbicide Health Canada released responses to eight objections to re-registration of glyphosate (the active ingredient in Roundup herbicide). Government responses leave…

Full StoryGlyphosate Objectors’ Concerns Are Heightened as Health Canada Response Dismisses Key Science and Lacks Transparency