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Date：Jul. 3, 2017 Category：Regulations
U.S Arkansas' governor gave initial approval to temporarily banning the use and sale of herbicide dicamba that's prompted hundreds of complaints and a federal l...
U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Chairman Pat Roberts, R-Kan., and Ranking Member Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., held a business meeting...
Date：Jun. 30, 2017 Category：Regulations
European Seed Association welcomes restriction as bringing legal certainty and supporting breeders access to genetic diversity
Taiwan's Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Thursday revoked its decision to tolerate fluopyram in tea, after its previous decision to permit residue of the ...
Date：Jun. 29, 2017 Category：Regulations
The Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) is strengthening its stance on recall notification with a shift in policy that will see the...
Date：Jun. 28, 2017 Category：Regulations
DvSnf7 dsRNA is an unusual insecticide. You don’t spray it on crops. Instead, you encode instructions for manufacturing it in the DNA of the crop itself. If a ...
Date：Jun. 27, 2017 Category：Regulations
French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe weighed in on a row between his environment and agriculture ministers on Monday to rule that a pesticide found harmful to...
Date：Jun. 23, 2017 Category：Regulations
Since July 2013, Italy has been banning the cultivation of genetically engineered (GE) crops, despite two European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) rulings stating ...
China is to assess all soil pollution nationwide, a senior official said Wednesday.The survey will identify soil pollution in agricultural land and the effect o...
Date：Jun. 22, 2017 Category：Regulations
Pakistani customs officials said in May 2017 that the Pakistan Customs had completed all the preparatory work of the electronic data exchange (EDE) and the plat...
The European Chemical Agency’s Committee for Risk Assessment (RAC) has adopted two opinions on harmonised classification and labelling of biocides, N,N-diethyl...
Date：Jun. 21, 2017 Category：Regulations
Use and sales of 37 fungicides have been suspended for the control of Asian rust (Phakopsora pachychilid) in soybean crops in Brazil.
Date：Jun. 19, 2017 Category：Regulations
In response to dozens of new complaints of misuse of the highly toxic and drift-prone pesticide dicamba, an Arkansas regulatory committee recently recommended a...
Health and farmworker organizations filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for postponing a decision to protect farmworkers from...
Date：Jun. 16, 2017 Category：Regulations
The European Parliament on Wednesday (14 June) narrowly endorsed a ban on the use of pesticides on arable land set aside for nature conservation, prompting envi...
China has approved imports of two new varieties of genetically modified crops, drawing praise from U.S. industry representatives who have sought to pry open mor...
Date：Jun. 15, 2017 Category：Regulations
EPA recently registered four products containing a new and innovative plant-incorporated protectant (PIP) called SMARTSTAX PRO that will help U.S. farmers contr...
Date：Jun. 13, 2017 Category：Regulations
On the June 8, the Chinese Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) announced an anti-dumping investigation into 3-Phenoxybenzaldehyde produced in India.The investigation ...
Date：Jun. 12, 2017 Category：Regulations
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced a settlement with Rockwood Chemical Company over an improperly stored and labeled agricultural pesticide at i...
Date：Jun. 8, 2017 Category：Regulations
China’s Vice-Premier Wang Yang urged setting aside land for production of grain and cash crops, as he addressed a video conference on June 6.
The Official Gazette of Spain published the Real Decree No. 534/2017 of the Ministry of Agriculture, which was approved by the latest Council of Ministers and m...
Date：Jun. 7, 2017 Category：Regulations
Agriculture scientists came out in the open on Monday, backing the indigenous genetically modified mustard, which they said would lead to the creation of better...
Date：Jun. 5, 2017 Category：Regulations
Cotton seed companies will no longer require a no-objection certificate (NoC) from licence providers for developing new varieties based on the latter's technolo...
Date：Jun. 2, 2017 Category：Regulations
Following a request by the European Commission, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) assessed the scientific publication by Mesnage et al. (2016), includin...
Judge Milene Aparecida Pereira Beltramini of the Court of Justice in the state of Mato Grosso has accepted an injunction request from the state prosecutor to de...
The European Commission has delayed its ban of imported rice containing the chemical Tricyclazole after Cambodian farmers complained the move was being pushed t...
Date：Jun. 1, 2017 Category：Regulations
A high-level delegation from Kenya visited Malawi's Bt cotton National Performance Trial (NPTs) fields on May 11, 2017. The team consisted of board chairs from ...
On May 30, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit responded to two petitions for review of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) cond...
EU Commission plans to ban the use of pesticides on peas and beans grown in ecological focus areas (EFAs) have been dealt a blow by MEPs on the European parliam...
Date：May. 30, 2017 Category：Regulations
May 26, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) called for submissions on an application to permit food from a number of genetically modified potato lines.