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Date：Apr. 22, 2020 Category：Regulations
The ninth circuit court of appeals is being asked to overturn the EPA’s approval of a Monsanto herbicide that is allegedly a threat to farm crops across the US...
Date：Apr. 6, 2020 Category：Science&Research
The world’s hazelnut supplies could be threatened by a stinkbug that has recently invaded Turkey, scientists have warned.
Date：Jan. 21, 2020 Category：Companies
The mining company Anglo American has agreed to buy Sirius Minerals for £405m in a deal that rescues plans to dig the UK’s first deep mine in 40 years under t...
Date：Dec. 9, 2019 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
With a climate changing faster than most crops can adapt and food security under threat around the world, scientists have found hope in a living museum dedicate...
Date：Oct. 24, 2019 Category：Regulations
The European parliament has vetoed a move by member states and the European commission to weaken EU rules protecting bee colonies from toxic pesticides. MEPs bl...
Date：Jul. 9, 2019 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
Dave has been growing cannabis since he was 14 years old, when he began using it to treat his ADHD. Known in his part of New Zealand as a “green fairy”– some...
Date：Oct. 1, 2018 Category：Markets
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it has seized unregistered agrochemical products worth N1.2 million in Taraba, th...
Date：Jun. 18, 2018 Category：Viewpoint & Interview
Head of Syngenta, world’s biggest pesticide maker, says rejecting farming tech could have serious consequences within 20 years
Date：Jun. 8, 2018 Category：Science&Research
“Sexy plants” are on the way to replacing many harmful pesticides, scientists say, by producing the sex pheromones of insects which then frustrate pests’ att...
Date：Aug. 9, 2017 Category：Markets
Millions of eggs are being recalled from shops and warehouses in Germany and the Netherlands and being blocked from sale in Belgium after some were found to con...
Date：Mar. 27, 2017 Category：Regulations
The world’s most widely used insecticides would be banned from all fields across Europe under draft regulations from the European commission, seen by the Guard...
Date：Apr. 21, 2016 Category：Markets
Colombia will resume using glyphosate to destroy illegal coca crops less than a year after suspending its use due to cancer concerns, the government said Monday...
Date：Apr. 12, 2016 Category：Markets
Two-thirds of Europeans support a ban on glyphosate, the most-widely used agricultural chemical in the world’s history, according to a new Yougov poll.
Date：Mar. 1, 2016 Category：Regulations
South Africa will relax some of its tough rules on genetically modified crops so it can ramp up maize imports from the United States and Mexico to avert a poten...
Date：Feb. 26, 2016 Category：Regulations
The European commission plans to give a new 15-year lease to a controversial herbicide glyphosate that was deemed “probably carcinogenic to humans” by the Wor...
Date：May. 25, 2015 Category：Regulations
EU moves to regulate hormone-damaging chemicals linked to cancer and male infertility were shelved following pressure from US trade officials over theTransatlan...
Date：Apr. 17, 2015 Category：Regulations
Industry and environmentalists rally against proposed new EU rules to authorise GM imports this spring, with national opt-outs.
Date：Aug. 11, 2014 Category：Companies
Monsanto has halted the company’s ambitions to plant thousands of hectares of soybeans genetically modified to resist the company’s pesticide Roundup. A distr...
Tags:Monsanto Latin America
Date：Jul. 1, 2014 Category：Companies
Almost one-third of all oilseed rape in the UK could be treated with a banned insecticide if the government grants an “emergency” exemption to the pesticide m...
Date：Oct. 23, 2013 Category：Regulations
As Health Canada gets ready to review a fungicide used on many Island farms, former Green party leader Sharon Labchuk is hoping to see some restrictions placed ...