Staffan Dahllöf

Swedish access laws more secretive than EU-regulations

The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) has decided to take a closer look at Sweden’s compliance with UN-rules on information in environmental matters. The decision follows rejection on requested access to document by the Swedish Chemicals Agency and two Swedish courts.

Exposed mothers gave birth to mentally retarded children

You can never be sure about the causes of brain damage in newborn babies. But should we take the children as hostages?

EU-system alerts consumers – after they have eaten

Detrimental effects on IQ, damage the brain of young children and exposed mothers gave birth to mentally retarded children.

On your dinner plate and in your body: The most dangerous pesticide you’ve never heard of

Scientists say there is no acceptable dose to avoid brain damage. Its use is banned in several European countries. Yet its residues are found in fruit baskets, on dinner plates, and in human urine samples from all over Europe.

One study only paved way for chlorpyrifos

The EU-approval of the pesticide chlorpyrifos was based on one single study concerning possible damages on the developing brain.