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European Union suspends some GMO regulations to fast-track COVID-19 vaccine

Sylvester Phelan | 
The EU’s stance on genetically modified organisms (GMOs) has been criticized by the Consumer Choice Center, which has labelled it ...
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EU food safety commissioner: Ban on GMO crop imports could spell ‘disaster’ for Europe’s economy

Claire McCormack | 
The fight against the importation of genetically-modified (GM) feed or food in Europe has been labelled as “scaremongering” and “a ...
Seed Treatments

‘Severe blow’ to Irish agriculture: Regulators reject farmers’ request to use neonicotinoid insecticides

Siobhan Walsh | 
The failure to grant a derogation for the use of Redigo Deter seed dressing – which contains the neonicotinoid clothianidin ...
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EU politician says Parliament ‘misrepresents’ its own pesticide safety data

Breifne O'Brien | 
A conservative agricultural spokesperson, has spoken out against a report on pesticides which she says “misrepresents” the findings of the ...

Chemical giant Bayer challenging Europe’s neonicotinoids ban

Breifne O'Brien | 
Bayer will appeal...the recent ruling of the General Court of the European Union (EU) to ban neonicotinoids. [T]he German multinational pharmaceutical company ...
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Ireland reaffirms ban on GMO crop cultivation, citing status as ‘green, sustainable food producer’

Trish Hayes | 
The Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Denis Naughten, has secured Cabinet approval to enable Ireland to prohibit or ...
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Blight-resistant GMO potatoes reduce pesticide use 80% in Ireland field trial

Siobhan Walsh | 
The environmental impact of potato production can be reduced by 95% by using a genetically modified (GM) blight-resistant potato in ...
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Viewpoint: Why it’s time to start talking about a glyphosate herbicide replacement

Richard Halleron | 
Don’t get me wrong. I fully recognise the current need for Irish tillage and grassland farmers to use the herbicide ...
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