Monday, September 22, 2008

European Parliament

From: Sage
Date: September 17, 2008 8:56:17 PM EDT (CA)
Subject: [cheemf] European Parliament on BioInitiative and EMF Rules

European Parliament Recommends Stricter Safety Limits for Cell Phones

Sep 18, 2008 13:12 ET

ALBANY, NY--(Marketwire - September 18, 2008) - University at Albany, Institute for Health and the Environment - The European Parliament has voted 522 to 16 to recommend tighter safety standards for cell phones. In light of the growing body of scientific evidence implicating cell phone use with brain tumors, the Parliament says, "The limits on exposure to electromagnetic fields [EMFs] which have been set for the general public are obsolete."

The European Parliament "is greatly concerned at the Bio-Initiative international report concerning EMFs, which summarises over 1500 studies on that topic and which points in its conclusions to the health risks posed by emissions from mobile-telephony devices such as mobile telephones, UMTS, WiFi, WiMax and Bluetooth, and also DECT landline te