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NaturalNews – J.D. Heyes – European Parliament Votes To Ban Industry-Connected Scientists From Food Safety Authority – 1 May 2014

Naturalnews-Logo2(NaturalNews) Due to a rash of conflict-of-interest scandals at the European Food Safety Authority, the European Parliament voted recently on a resolution that would ban scientists who have ties to the agriculture and food industries from being employed by the agency.

The resolution urges the EFSA to implement “a two-year cooling-off period to all material interests related to the commercial agrifood sector,” a measure that would considerably improve the agency’s damaged reputation and compromised integrity, reports said. Continue reading