Banned pesticides still widely used! How EU Member states abuse emergency authorisations? Pesticides banned by the EU because of harm and danger are still in our food or environment. Many EU countries continue to allow their use. In a new report, PAN Europe exposes the widespread abuse of emergency derogations in the EU. Carcinogenic, mutagenic, genotoxic…Read more
Here are the Winners of the Ecological Plebiscite 2022
We finally know the names of the winners of the Ecological Plebiscite ORGANIC LIFE TOP 50, appreciated by the Jury consisting primarily of scientists focused on ecology, ethics and education. Out of 88 nominees this year, the jury selected 42 winners and 8 distinguished persons. The Final Gala took place on September 17 at the…Read more
Duvet without down or wool – a plant-based alternative for vegans and allergy-prone users?
Some people do not tolerate down as it often causes allergies, others cannot stand wool as it is connected with oppressive practices towards sheep. Producers simply do not know how to please consumers, so they produce polyester duvets. And these are not good for our health as we sweat in them just as if we…Read more
Calling for an end to all unethical studies – especially those with the underlying motive of expanding the market for formulas and ultra processed products for children
IBFAN is launching a PETITION calling for an immediate halt to a new study – funded by the Gates Foundation and led by researchers from the University of California – that is randomly allocating infant formula to breastfeedin low-birth-weight babies in Uganda and Guinea-Bissau on assumption that this might prevent wasting and stunting. The study,…Read more
The uniqueness of ORGANIC LIFE Final Gala lies in going beyond the scope of ecology itself
In the meadows in Juchowo, representatives of various ecological environments, scientists, doctors and activists met. The ORGANIC LIFE TOP 50 Final Gala was preceded by the Ecomedicine Congress and the Ecological Networking Session. The program of the day, full of attractions, turned out to be extremely beneficial for the participants! Text: Żaneta Geltz Great personalities…Read more
What your genes have to do with habits and organic food? Dr. Isabel & Dr. Jyun explain!
Don't wait for the government to help you or for somebody to make the job for you. It is you, who keeps the steering wheel and may push the button "back to health". What your genes have to do with habits and organic food? Żaneta Geltz: I see now that many people prefer to stay passive towards…Read more