Toxxscan was first inspired by EnvirohealthMatters, an international non-profit organization based in Sweden, committed to reducing chemical hazards in the world and created together with The Ramazzini Institute and The Alliance for Natural Health.
Ingrid researched and subsequently wrote the Swedish book Kanariefåglarna ryter when she suspected that environmental contaminants affected time to pregnancy or the ability to become pregnant. Her aim was to empower consumers to make safe choices. She co-founded the not-for-profit EnvirohealthMatters in 2011.
Rishabh is co-founder of EnvirohealthMatters. He has a masters degree in Economic Development and diplomas in Environmental Law and Management, International Law and Diplomacy, and is passionate about applying the principle of social bio mimicry in the global economy.
Elina has a degree in nutrition. She is an active member of the Swedish SNF environmental organisation’s Chemical Network and has been active in the Operation Toxinfree Preschools. Elina is committed to a world where children can grow up without the risks of chemical hazards, has co-founded the website Rätten att veta and is developing Toxxscan information as a tool for consumers in their struggle for the right to know.
Robert is an internationally acclaimed expert in agricultural, environmental and health sustainability. He has a Masters Degree and a PhD from Imperial College London, awarded prior to his continuing research for a further 7 years at Imperial’s Department of Biology as a post-doctoral Research Fellow. In 2002, he founded the Alliance for Natural Health International a leading, not-for-profit campaign organisation.
Daniele helped to develop the protocol for ToxXscan and database review process. He studied at Bologna University and has since conducted research at Berkeley University and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA, where he conducts research on nanotechnology. He is also employed at the Ramazzini Institute in Bologna, Italy.
Fiorella is a researcher at, and director of the Ramazzini Institute, Italy. The Cancer Research Centre of the Ramazzini Institute focuses on carcinogenicity and environmental diseases. The Institute’s independence is ensured by cooperative ownership with more than 20 000 associates. Basic expenses are covered through fundraising. Dr Belpoggi has been involved in cancer research since 1981..