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EU safety regulations: Don't mar legislation with pseudoscience

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posted on 2016-11-16, 12:42 authored by D. R. Dietrich, W. Dekant, H. Greim, Pat Heslop-Harrison, C. Berry, A. Boobis, J. G. Hengstler, R. Sharpe
[First paragraph] We are concerned that some of the European Union’s processes for setting safety regulations for chemicals are being influenced by media and pseudoscience scaremongering. Pseudoscience has no place in such decisions, which should be based purely on well-defined and transparent evidence.

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Nature 535, 355 (21 July 2016)

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Nature 535

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Nature Publishing Group

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0028-0836

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1476-4687

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2017-01-20

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http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v535/n7612/full/535355c.html

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