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Date：May. 23, 2018 Category：Regulations
The National Service of Health and Food Quality (Senasa), banned the import, commercialization and use of insecticides/ acaricides based on dichlorvos, which is...
Date：May. 21, 2018 Category：Regulations
The U.S. has fallen behind in federal agriculture research and seed breeding investment: China has surpassed the country in spending since 2008. To combat low s...
Date：May. 17, 2018 Category：Regulations
Swaziland Environment Authority (SEA) has granted two landmark approvals for importation of Bt cotton seed and environmental release of the crop making the King...
Date：May. 16, 2018 Category：Regulations
A new legislative bill numbered 3200/2015, introduced at the end of April in the House of Representatives of Brazil, could reduce the registration time for agro...
The European Food Safety Authority’s (EFSA) Pesticides Unit has launched an open consultation on a scientific report on “Establishment of cumulative assessmen...
Date：May. 11, 2018 Category：Regulations
The future of new plant breeding techniques (NPBTs) at the EU level lies in the European Court of Justice’s interpretation of existing law, Health Commissioner...
Date：May. 9, 2018 Category：Regulations
The new data requirements for European agrochemical Regulations 283/2013 and 284/2013 reflect a shift toward a more pharma-like development process. How will th...
Date：May. 8, 2018 Category：Regulations
On May 7, 2018, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it is withdrawing certain proposed rules for which EPA no longer intends to issue ...
Date：May. 7, 2018 Category：Regulations
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is soliciting public comment on a new proposed rule published in the Federal Register on Friday that would create a un...
Last Tuesday Hawaii made history, as it became the first state in the U.S. to ban the pesticide chlorpyrifos, a highly toxic neurotoxin that causes significant ...
On Friday 27 April 2018, the Standing Committee on Plants, Animals, Food and Feed met to vote on further amending the conditions of approval for three neonicoti...
Date：May. 4, 2018 Category：Regulations
The Arkansas Supreme Court has halted a fourth judge’s ruling exempting some farmers from an herbicide ban that took effect last week.
In seeking agreement on the two drafts setting scientific criteria to identify endocrine disruptors, the Commission engaged in parallel with experts and represe...
Date：May. 1, 2018 Category：Regulations
An EU ban on the use of insecticides using neonicotinoids prompts an Australian beekeeper and conservationist to call for action in Australia.
Date：Apr. 30, 2018 Category：Regulations
The Missouri Department of Agriculture has announced a change to the 24c Special Local Need labels for FeXapan, XtendiMax and Engenia.
Member States' representatives in a Standing Committee have backed a proposal by the European Commission to further restrict the use of three active substances ...
The development of clear regulatory standards and labeling requirements for biostimulants in the U.S. took an important step forward this month with the introdu...
Date：Apr. 26, 2018 Category：Regulations
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has given a positive safety assessment to the application EFSA-GMO-NL-2011-9 under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 from B...
Protection of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) of seed companies is necessary owing to huge expenditure made in research and development (R&D), a senior US of...
Date：Apr. 25, 2018 Category：Regulations
New rules to ensure that only high-quality organic food is sold in the EU were approved by the European Parliament on Thursday.
On April 20th, 2018 the Official Journal of the European Union has published COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) 2018/605 of 19 April 2018 amending Annex II to Regulatio...
Date：Apr. 24, 2018 Category：Regulations
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency refuses to release records on its decision to potentially scrap two rules that protect farm workers from harmful pestic...
Date：Apr. 19, 2018 Category：Regulations
CropLife America (CLA) commends the leadership of House Agriculture Committee Chairman Mike Conaway on the introduction of HR 2, the Agriculture and Nutrition A...
The Kenyan government is banking on adoption of Bt cotton to revive the textiles and apparel industry and increase the contribution of the manufacturing sector ...
Date：Apr. 18, 2018 Category：Regulations
The Directorate General for Health (DG Sante) of the European Commission has confirmed that EU Member States will be invited to vote on its proposal to ban all ...
Date：Apr. 17, 2018 Category：Regulations
A provision in the 2018 farm bill would allow the EPA to approve pesticides without undertaking reviews now required to protect endangered species.
The Agricultural Industries Confederation (AIC) and the British Society of Plant Breeders (BSPB), representing the seed breeding and distribution of certified s...
Date：Apr. 13, 2018 Category：Regulations
On March 22, 2018, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released the Pesticide Registration Notice (PR Notice) 2018-1 issued by the Office of Pesticid...
Date：Apr. 12, 2018 Category：Regulations
The Australian Office of the Gene Technology Regulator (OGTR) recently issued a licence in response to application DIR 156, authorising the limited and controll...
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Date：Apr. 4, 2018 Category：Regulations
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has given a positive safety assessment to the application EFSA-GMO-BE-2015-125 under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 from...