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EU politician says Parliament 'misrepresents' its own pesticide safety data

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 ...
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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 ...
Viewpoint: Why it's time to start talking about a glyphosate herbicide replacement

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 ...