New shipping pollution regulations introduced earlier this year could harm humans by contaminating fish and crustaceans with toxins, according to an internal report compiled by the International Maritime Organization and obtained by the Guardian.
The US Food and Drug Administration said two of the 16 currently used main chemical ingredients in over-the-counter sunscreen products are considered safe, as part of a proposal here aimed at improving the safety and quality of sunscreen products sold without prescription in the United States.
British Prime Minister Theresa May has reiterated that a European Union divorce deal endorsed by the bloc on Sunday was the “only possible deal” that would provide control of UK borders and budgets while maintaining close cooperation with EU regulations that was good for business and the security of the broader region.
The European Union could put in place regulations to protect its firms doing business in Iran if the United States withdraws from the 2015 nuclear deal and restores extraterritorial sanctions, a senior EU official said.
Technology firms in the UK could be subjected to tough new regulations to protect the privacy and mental health of children as a result of a cross-party campaign that is likely to inflict a defeat on the government within weeks.
Japan has long been dubbed a ‘smoker’s paradise’ due to its lax smoking laws and deep-rooted smoking culture. Its longstanding unwillingness to pass stricter smoking regulations puts Japan far behind other developed nations, nearly all of which have implemented wide-ranging public smoking bans.
Air pollution regulations issued by the US Environmental Protection Agency are estimated to save thousands of lives annually. A new study by researchers at Indiana University says these estimates are more uncertain than commonly believed.
Iran will keep on enriching uranium for its nuclear program within framework of related international rules and regulations, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said in a meeting with visiting Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.