Cancer


Acrylamide: A new study reveals the probability of carcinogenic exposure in baby foods

Acrylamide is a heated-induced toxicant generated by a chemical reaction that reduces sugar and amino acids present in foods. Most industrial and cooking methods induce the formation of this chemical compound, the most famous cooking technique is the Maillard reaction. Although the toxicity of acrylamide is well-known in the scientific community, recent studies analyzed its […]


Joint Letter to MEPs calling for a cross-party consensus on the #BECA report in the plenary vote

SAFE and other 11 organizations (Association of European Cancer Leagues, European Alcohol Policy Alliance, European Chronic Disease Alliance, European Institute of Women’s Health, European Public Health Alliance, European Public Health Association, EuroHealthNet, Smoke Free Partnership) sent a joint letter to the Rapporteur from the Special Committee on Beating Cancer (BECA), MEP Prof. Véronique Trillet-Lenoir, and […]


Special Committee on Beating Cancer (BECA) adopts its INI report on strengthening Europe in the fight against cancer

On December 9th, 2021, the European Parliament’s Special Committee on Beating Cancer (BECA) adopted its INI report on how to strengthen the EU’s role in fighting cancer. The report is to be voted on during the Strasbourg plenary in February. In this report, the Committee advocates for a stronger EU commitment to implement policies that […]