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" When an activity raises threats of harm to human health or the environment, precautionary measures should be taken even if some cause and effect relationships are not fully established scientifically. "
Genetic Democracy: Philosophical Perspectives - Page 79
edited by - 2007 - 148 pages
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Environmental Health and Nursing Practice

Barbara Sattler (DrPH.), Barbara Sattler, RN, DrPH, Jane Lipscomb - 2003 - 380 pages
...approach to all human endeavors. "Therefore, it is necessary to implement the Precautionary Principle: When an activity raises threats of harm to human health...relationships are not fully established scientifically. In this context the proponent of an activity, rather than the public, should bear the burden of proof....
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Safe Food: Bacteria, Biotechnology, and Bioterrorism

Marion Nestle - 2003 - 366 pages
...Wisconsin, to formulate what is now known as the Wingspread statement on the precautionary principle: "When an activity raises threats of harm to human...relationships are not fully established scientifically. In this context, the proponent of the activity, rather than the public, should bear the burden of protection."33...
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Agricultural Policy and the Environment

Roger E. Meiners, Bruce Yandle - 2003 - 204 pages
...now, commonly accepted — formulation of the precautionary principle is the Wingspread Declaration: "When an activity raises threats of harm to human...even if some cause and effect relationships are not established scientifically" (Raffensperger and Tickner 1999, 8). This principle has been interpreted...
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H.R. 2432, Paperwork and Regulatory Improvements Act of 2003: Hearing Before ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Reform - 2003 - 248 pages
...feedback on this issue. 1 0 Regulatory Studies Program to Mercatus Center at George Mason University When an activity raises threats of harm to human health...precautionary measures should be taken even if some cause-aad-effect relationships are not fully established scientifically.24 Variations on this principle...
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Sustainable Development in a Dynamic World: Transforming Institutions ...

Zmarak Shalizi - 2003 - 250 pages
...environmental or food hazards, the precautionary principle, Box 5.7 The precautionary principle • When an activity raises threats of harm to human health...precautionary measures should be taken even if some cause-and-effect relationships are not fully established scientifically. • The proponent of an activity,...
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Molecular Basis Of Human Nutrition

Tom Sanders, Peter Emery - 2003 - 176 pages
...low but in this case the USA have applied the precautionary principle which is defined as follows: 'When an activity raises threats of harm to human...precautionary measures should be taken even if some cause-and -effect relationships are not fully established scientifically.' The BSE episode particularly...
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Battling Resistance to Antibiotics and Pesticides: An Economic Approach

Ramanan Laxminarayan - 2003 - 377 pages
...the regulation of GMOs. Although many versions of the principle exist, a succinct version states that when an activity raises threats of harm to human health...precautionary measures should be taken even if some causeand-effect relationships are not established scientifically (Goklany 2000). A stringent and controversial...
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Regulatory Accounting: Costs and Benefits of Federal Regulations : Hearing ...

United States, United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Reform. Subcommittee on Energy Policy, Natural Resources, and Regulatory Affairs - 2003 - 340 pages
...principle follows the public's intuition, stating that: "When an activity raises threats of harm to hitman health or the environment, precautionary measures...relationships are not fully established scientifically. "ln This age-old wisdom is also captured in the adage: an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure....
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Recoding Nature: Critical Perspectives on Genetic Engineering

Richard A. Hindmarsh, Geoffrey Lawrence - 2004 - 246 pages
...approach to assessing the release of GE crops would incorporate the precautionary principle, which states: When an activity raises threats of harm to human health...relationships are not fully established scientifically. In this context, the proponent of an activity, rather than the public should bear the burden of proof....
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Environmental Protection: New Approaches

John E. Blodgett - 2004 - 70 pages
...environmental activists developed the Wingspread Statement on the Precautionary Principle which says, in part, "when an activity raises threats of harm to human...relationships are not fully established scientifically. In this context the proponent of an activity, rather than the public, should bear the burden of proof."42...
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