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During World Antibiotic Awareness Week 2019, RIVM has set up an escape room in one of busiest shopping malls in the Netherlands.
The Dutch government announced its plans for the first steps in tackling the nitrogen deposition issue.
The National Institute for Public Health and the Environment published a new edition of the Dutch food composition database (NEVO). This 2019 edition contains nutrient data for over 2150 food items. Values for 133 components (proteins, fats, fatty acids, vitamins and minerals) are available.
Since the 1970s, European policies to improve air quality have resulted in fewer emissions in many countries.
RIVM reports annually on the level of radioactivity that occurs under normal circumstances in the environment and food.
Exposure to environmental noise is expected to cause more health problems in the Netherlands. There is increasingly more noise, and new houses are being built closer to noise sources.
As of this autumn, RIVM will advise against burning wood in unfavourable weather conditions and or poor air quality.