• SOURCE: S&D Group at European Parliament

Endocrine disruptors: regulation urgently needed at the EU level (Ready-to-air EN)

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419702

Shoot Date

03 Feb 2016

Shoot Location

Strasbourg, France

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Edited package in English subtitled in French
Shotlist
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM (17 MARCH, 2009) (EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AUDIOVISUAL - ACCESS ALL) 1. CUTAWAY: CHEMICALS 2. CUTAWAY: FOOD 3. CUTAWAY: WATER TESTS 4. VOICE-OVER SAYING: EN : Every day, we are in contact with substances that warmly interfere with our hormones. Through products such as food packaging, clothing, cosmetics or drinkable water, we are all exposed to the so called endocrine disruptors. FR : Tous les jours, nous sommes en contact avec des substances interférant dangereusement avec nos hormones. A travers les emballages alimentaires, les vêtements, les produits de beauté ou encore l’eau potable, nous sommes tous exposés aux perturbateurs endocriniens. BRUSSELS, BELGIUM (FEBRUARY 28, 2013) (SOCIALISTS AND DEMOCRATS, EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT - ACCESS ALL) 5. CUTAWAY: DR. ROBERTO BERTOLLINI TALKING TO HER ASSISTANT 6. DR. ROBERTO BERTOLLINI (CHIEF SCIENTIST AND WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION REPRESENTATIVE TO THE EU) SAYING (ENGLISH): “These endocrine disruptors are basically some substances which are present in pesticides, in some electronics, in some cosmetic products, so they are chemicals which can interfere with the normal functioning of the endocrine system in the body”. FRANCE, STRASBOURG (FEBRUARY 2, 2016) (SOCIALISTS AND DEMOCRATS, EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT - ACCESS ALL) 7. CUTAWAY: VARIOUS OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT IN STRASBOURG (EXTERIOR) 8. CUTAWAY: VARIOUS OF A VOTING SESSION IN THE PLENARY 9. CUTAWAY: VARIOUS OF JYTTE GUTELAND TALKING TO HER ASSISTANT 10. VOICE-OVER SAYING: EN: The matter is taken very seriously in the European Parliament where a resolution was adopted in 2013 in order to identify and ban harmful endocrine disruptors. It must be said that potential risks for health are great, including cancers and development abnormalities for new borns. FR La chose est prise très au sérieux au parlement européen où une résolution avait été adoptée en 2013 afin d’identifier et interdire les perturbateurs endocriniens dangereux. Il faut dire que les risques potentiels pour la santé sont grands, notamment pour le développement des nouveau-nés et les risques de cancer. FRANCE, STRASBOURG (FEBRUARY 2, 2016) (SOCIALISTS AND DEMOCRATS, EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT - ACCESS ALL) 11. JYTTE GUTELAND (S&D MEMBER) SAYING (ENGLISH): “Endocrine disruptors are harming people’s health. It can lead to cancer, diabetes, as well as fertility problems, especially babies are vulnerable.” 12. CUTAWAY: GILLES PARGNEAUX TALKING TO A HIS ASSISTANTS 13. GILLES PARGNEAUX (S&D MEMBER) SAYING (FRENCH): “And what are theses disruptive endocrines? It’s pesticides, it’s bisphenol, packaging, receipts, and these leads to these specific health issues.” 14. CUTAWAY: VARIOUS OF GILLES PARGNEAUX TALKING TO HIS ASSISTANTS 15. VOICE-OVER SAYING: EN: Despite its obligation as executive body of the EU, the European Commission until now failed in implementing the measures required by MEPs and Member States. FR: Malgré ses obligations d’organe exécutif de l’Union, la commission européenne n’a toujours pas pris les mesures requises par les eurodéputés et les états membres. 16. GILLES PARGNEAUX (S&D MEMBER) SAYING (FRENCH): « We must put a maximal pressure on the Commission. Against us, we have an unbridled lobbying from the chemical industry and on the other side, we have political tools. » 17. CUTAWAY: VARIOUS OF JYTTE GUTELAND TALKING TO HER ASSISTANT 18. VOICE-OVER SAYING: EN: Sweden first brought the issue to the EU Court of Justice which recognised the breach of law by the European Commission. FR: La Suède a été la première à porter le dossier à la Court de justice européenne qui a reconnu la violation de la loi par la commission européenne. 19. JYTTE GUTELAND (S&D MEMBER) SAYING (ENGLISH): “So we put the pressure on the Commission but it didn’t act so therefore Sweden saw its chance to pressure the Commission and react, since the Commission was breaking the EU law.” BRUSSELS, BELGIUM (17 MARCH, 2009) (EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AUDIOVISUAL - ACCESS ALL) 20. CUTAWAY: PESTICIDES 21. CUTAWAT: MOTHER BREASTFEEDING WITH CHILDREN BRUSSELS, BELGIUM (FEBRUARY 28, 2013) (SOCIALISTS AND DEMOCRATS, EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT - ACCESS ALL) 22. VOICE-OVER SAYING: EN: Currently, the EU's legislation regulating chemicals is not sufficient to determine whether a substance has endocrine-disrupting properties and lacks standard data requirements. Hence, testing methods are urgently needed. FR: Actuellement, la législation européenne régulant les produits chimiques ne permet pas de déterminer si une substance a des propriétés de perturbation endocrinienne et manque d’exigences quant au recueil des données nécessaires. 23. DR. ROBERTO BERTOLLINI (CHIEF SCIENTIST AND WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION REPRESENTATIVE TO THE EU) SAYING (ENGLISH): “We need to be realistic, to look at the evidences, and to act on these evidences. They are strong enough to justify action on different grounds.” FRANCE, STRASBOURG (FEBRUARY 2, 2016) (SOCIALISTS AND DEMOCRATS, EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT - ACCESS ALL) 24. CUTAWAY: VARIOUS OF MEPS IN THE PLENARY 25. CUTAWAY: FLAGS OUTSIDE THE PARLIAMENT IN STRASBOURG 26. VOICE-OVER SAYING: EN: In order to reduce the risks of exposure, the European Parliament and the Member States now urge the Commission to respect its obligations under EU law. FR: Afin de réduire les risques d’expositions, le parlement européens et les états membres appellent fermement la commission à respecter ses obligations.
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