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Release of CSE’s new study on antibiotic resistance (ABR)

Date: Thursday, August 31, 2017 

Time: 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM

CSE, Core 6A, Fourth Floor, India Habitat Centre, 
Lodhi Road, New Delhi

Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) invites you to an exclusive launch of its latest lab study on the growing scourge of antibiotic resistance in India. 

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Date: August 31, 2017

River Ganga Monitoring Project

CSE invites colleges/ universities to participate in the Ganga Monitoring Project

CSE is conducting a profile of the Water Quality of the holy river, Ganga. The river Ganga covers almost five states: namely Uttrakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, Bihar and West Bengal. During its journey, it runs through almost 29 cities, 70 towns and thousands of villages - a 2,525 km journey from Gangotri to Ganga Sagar (Bay of Bengal). 

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Date: August 12, 2016

Antiboitics in Honey

Ayurveda prescribes it for a range of ailments. People eat it for rejuvenation and boosting immunity. An Indian homemaker’s kitchen shelf is incomplete without a jar of this amber liquid. But without quality and safety controls, this gift of nature has been contaminated. CSE laboratory tests find high levels of antibiotics in well-known brands of honey sold in the market.

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Antibiotics in honey

Honey has the image of being a natural and healthy product. However, today honey is produced in an environment, polluted by different sources of contamination. The
contamination sources can be environmental and apicultural ones. Environmental contaminants are pesticides, heavy metals, bacteria and radioactivity.

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CSE Lab Report: Phthalates in Toys

Delhi NGO Centre for Science and Environment tested 24 toy samples of major brands for the presence of phthalates. In October 2008, it randomly purchased toy samples from markets in Delhi. Fifteen were soft toys and nine hard toys made in four countries. Tests showed all samples contained one or more phthalates— DEHP, DINP, DBP ( di-n-butyl phthalate) and BBP (benzyl butyl phthalate), all harmful—in varying concentrations.
 
 

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