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CASCADE Newsletter 9


Welcome to CASCADE!

CASCADE Network of Excellence started 2004 as an EU-funded research project studying chemical contaminants in food. After six successful years, CASCADE NoE is now becoming CASCADE ACERT.


CASCADE ACERT will continue to offer training, risk assessment and collaborative partnership as the leading European network within endocrine research. Read more…


CASCADE study sheds light on suspected endocrine disruptive effects of cadmium

A newly published study

from CASCADE’sBread project suggests that cadmium has estrogenic effects which might not bevisible in ordinary test systems.


The next step is to study the whole food item- bread

samples containing cadmium.