The EU wants to take a hazard-based precautionary approach to all chemicals (unless we speak up).
Of the 7 key steps in risk management, none were applied in the COVID-19 crisis.
The Precautionista Post-COVID-19 Blueprint demands more precaution.
A world demanding zero risk can’t manage risks. We’re in trouble.
6 steps to remove our risk-averse mindset
After 20 year, docilians have woken up to the need for risk management.
Precaution is not a risk management tool. Why it failed to manage COVID-19.
The precautionary mindset is destroying our risk management capacity.
Our grandparents worked hard to deliver successful agriculture. What will we leave our children?
Roland Solecki, the head of pesticide safety at the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR), gave the Süddeutsche Zeitung an honest interview on glyphosate.
Given that IARC is about to declare coffee as carcinogenic (again), I think we need to play with the fallacy that, on the basis of a mere hazard assessment, we need to act as risk managers and organise a ban on all coffee products!