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Manifesto on In-Situ Generation of Biocidal Products
EuSalt published a Manifesto calling upon Member States and the European Commission to clarify rules applying to in-situ generated substances and their precursors under the Biocidal Products Regulation (EU) No 528/2012 (BPR) without further due.
Carbon Leakage List 2015-2019
On 24th September 2014, members of the European Parliament Environment Committee will discuss the European Commission's draft proposal for a list of sectors at risk of carbon leakage for the period 2015-2019 (read our position paper). They will subsequently vote upon whether or not to oppose the proposal.
Sodium Intake Recommendations: A Matter of Science or Politics?
A recent series of research - from 2010 up to October 2013 - increasingly cast doubt on the way sodium reduction policies are carried out, as well as the WHO recommendation for the daily consumption of sodium, i.e. 2 000 g of sodium / 5 g of salt per day. Indeed, the body of literature questioning the appropriateness of public policies aiming at drastic sodium reduction in the population has swollen further. Recent research pointed to the following conclusions: