Risk Perception Management
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Supporting environmental-health risk managers with academic risk theories applied to practical situations

Risk Perception Management is a network of environmental health risk management professionals from the academe, private sector and government, whose objective is to improve risk communications to limit potential fear-mongering on issues of public concern.

  Risk Reality Check
"They have identified a thousand chemicals in a cup of coffee. But we only found 22 that have been tested in animal cancer tests ...And of those, 17 are carcinogens. There are 10 milligrams of known carcinogens in a cup of coffee, and that's more carcinogens than you're likely to get from pesticide residues for a year!" Bruce Ames


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