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EUROPEAN DAIRY SECTOR ENCOURAGED BY RUSSIA LOOSENING IMPORT BAN TO COPE WITH COVID-19

THE EUROPEAN dairy sector has welcomed the opening of an infant formula import quota by the Russian government as it shores up essential supplies to cope with the Covid-19 outbreak.

Moscow’s action on 90% demineralized whey powder followed up an announcement made in March 19 by Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin that from March 20 “for one month, all restrictions on the supply of essential goods, including customs, are cancelled”. This was followed up by a government plan allowing for the easing of sanctions-related restrictions – see http://static.government.ru/media/files/vBHd4YRxpULCaUNNTFLVpPSZbMCIA2Zq.pdf…

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GROWING DESIRE FOR WELLNESS EXPANDS SALE OF NICHE BEAUTY PRODUCTS FOR EXERCISE AND ATHLETICS

The intersection between beauty products, fashion and sport has never been so mainstream. This was evident last year when popular yoga and athletic-apparel brand, Vancouver, Canada-based Lululemon Athletica Inc launched in June (2019) its own athleisure gender-neutral beauty and personal care line (BPC), called ‘lululemon selfcare’.

Comprised of a dry shampoo, deodorant, face moisturiser, lip balm, and more recently, body lotion, the line is sold only in North America and available in gym or travel sizes.  “For over 20 years, lululemon has been focused on solving athletes’ needs.…

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OPINION: Canada Rail Distruptions and the Need for Reconciliation

CANADA'S rail system has been disrupted by blockades of lines by indigenous Canadians angered by a pipeline construction dispute in northern British Columbia, which has upset some local hereditary chiefs.

While this dispute is happening thousands of kilometres away from where most Canadians (settler or indigenous) live, this dispute illustrates how tough it is to get appropriate sign-off from indigenous communities on pipeline projects and how it is underpinned by centuries’ old struggles involving indigenous Canadians.…

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COMMISSION SETS STRICTER CMR LIMITS FOR TEXTILES

THE EUROPEAN Commission has adopted a regulation* tightening use restrictions for 33 carcinogenic, mutagenic or toxic for reproduction (CMR) substances in clothing and textiles.

The rules amend existing restrictions in the REACH chemicals regulation 1907/2006. They set maximum concentration limits for chemicals “particularly harmful in case of frequent contact with human skin”, the Commission said in an October 10 press note.

Permitted levels range from 1mg/kg for cadmium, chromium, arsenic, and lead to 3,000mg/kg for N,N-dimethylformamide (DMF).…

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PLANNED EU RULING MAY REGULATE TATTOO INKS FOR THE FIRST TIME TO AVOID HEALTH RISKS

Body artists in Europe may have to reconsider the pigments that they use in future, with the European Union (EU) drafting new rules that could regulate what chemicals can be used in tattoo inks.

While today 12 out of every 100 Europeans are tattooed or have some sort of permanent cosmetic treatment, experts are increasingly concerned that these skin colouring agents may contain hazardous substances, known or suspected to have adverse health effects causing cancer, allergies or mutations.…

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FINNISH FAST FOOD CHAIN HESBURGER TAKES ON THE CHALLENGES OF EAST EUROPEAN MARKETS

A FINNISH burger chain that has taken the plunge into some of Europe’s most challenging eastern markets now has almost as many outlets abroad as in its home market.

Turku-based Hesburger is now building sales in Belarus, having announced it would move into this country in 2017. This follows launches in Ukraine in 2015, and Bulgaria in 2016. Having branched abroad into Estonia first in 1996, now has 207 overseas outlets in eight countries (also including Russia, Latvia, Lithuania, as well as Germany, close to 271 it has in Finland.…

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EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT RESTRICTS PAINT INDUSTRY WORKER EXPOSURE TO THREE CHEMICAL INGREDIENTS



The European Parliament has voted to amend a directive on protecting workers from the risks posed by carcinogens or mutagens at work by adding worker exposure limits for three paint and coatings chemicals.

MEPs backed these caps for trichloroethylene, a paint and adhesive ingredient and paint remover, of 54.7 mg/cubic metre; 4,4‘-Methylenedianiline (MDA), which is used to make coating materials, dyes and glues, of 0.08 mg/cubic metre; and Epichlorohydrine (1-chloro-2,3-epoxypropane), used to make epoxy resins used in coatings, of 1.9 mg/cubic metre.…

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CANADIAN-PERUVIAN ORGANIC FIRM HOLDS THE LINE ON PRODUCING QUALITY ANDEAN SUPERFOODS



From top quality cacao that meets the new European Union (EU) regulation for minimum cadmium content in foods; to a camu camu fruit-based supplement line with stable shelf life and high vitamin C content; Sacha Inchi flour with over 60% protein content; and liquid high potency maca not found elsewhere, UHTCO Corporation, is expanding its portfolio and presence in the international market.…

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EUROPEAN NUCLEAR SECTOR TO GAIN COMPARATIVE REGULATORY ADVANTAGE COMPARED TO CARBON-BASED POWER



NEW rules on how the electricity market works in the European Union (EU), provisionally agreed in December 18 negotiations, will emphasize and strengthen nuclear energy’s role in meeting climate targets, at least in the shorter term, experts have told Fuel Cycle Week.…

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RUSSIAN MONEY LAUNDERING CASES HIGHLIGHT URGENT NEED FOR ACTION, SAY EXPERTS



THE EUROPEAN Union (EU) must create a central agency to supervise banks and non-banking institutions to combat rising risks posed by money laundering, a European Parliament hearing that focuses especially on the threat posed by Russian dirty money, has been told.…

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