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British American Tobacco poised to begin late June trials for COVID-19 vaccine derived from tobacco plants

Corinne Gretler | 
An experimental Covid-19 vaccine developed by cigarette maker British American Tobacco Plc is poised to begin testing in humans. Pre-clinical ...
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Chipotle fined record-setting $25 million for allegedly sickening 1,100 customers with norovirus

Edvard Pettersson | 
Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. will pay a $25 million criminal fine to resolve allegations by federal prosecutors that its food ...
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After three lost glyphosate-cancer trials, Bayer investors fear litigation ‘avalanche’ will further harm company’s reputation

Eyk Henning, Tim Loh | 
Two influential shareholder advisory groups are split on whether investors should support Bayer AG’s management at its upcoming annual meeting, ...
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Rising food prices amid coronavirus pandemic stress already fragile economies in developing world

As the coronavirus pandemic penetrates more deeply into global supply chains, prices for key staples are starting to soar in ...
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Bayer settles Roundup weedkiller false advertising lawsuit for $39.5 million

Jef Feeley | 
Bayer AG agreed to pay $39.5 million to settle allegations that its Monsanto unit ran misleading ads about the controversial ...
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Coronavirus has ‘snarled’ food distribution operations, threatening shortages and higher prices

Global warehouses are stuffed with frozen cuts of pork, wheels of cheese and bags of rice. But as the coronavirus ...
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As more states try to ban chlorpyrifos insecticides, small chemical firms boost production to meet farmer demand

Adam Allington | 
Smaller players in the pesticide industry are angling to take advantage of a new and perhaps finite window to sell ...
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China develops African swine fever vaccine to curb disease that’s nearly halved its pork production

China’s Harbin Veterinary Research Institute, the country’s top research body on animal diseases, said it developed an African swine fever ...
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As many as 85,000 glyphosate-cancer lawsuits ‘significantly’ closer to settlement after federal trials suspended

Alexander Kell | 
Bayer AG’s federal court cases in the U.S. about the Roundup weedkiller have been pushed back at the request of ...
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Post-Brexit rules on glyphosate, neonicotinoid pesticides may reveal UK’s willingness to break from EU regulations

Stephen Gardner | 
Post-Brexit regulation of controversial pesticides including glyphosate and neonicotinoids could be test cases for how far the U.K. is prepared ...
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EPA approves continued use of controversial neonicotinoid insecticides, with added restrictions to protect bees

Adam Allington | 
The EPA announced [Jan 30] it supports the continued use and registration of neonicotinoids, a class of insecticides linked to ...
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Video: Biotech firm Syngenta defends GMO crops, Impossible Burger as climate change mitigation tools

Syngenta Chief Executive Officer Erik Fyrwald discusses the need to help farmers adapt to climate change, genetically-modified food and the ...
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Natural pest-control market could hit $10 billion by 2025, as farmers seek new tools to battle pesticide-tolerant bugs

Agnieszka De Sousa | 
For decades, Adam Baldwin’s family used chemicals with multisyllabic names to keep caterpillars such as earworms and podworms from chomping ...
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Bayer close to settling more than 75,000 glyphosate-cancer lawsuits, mediator says

Joel Rosenblatt, Peter Blumberg | 
Bayer AG’s settlement of cancer lawsuits over its Roundup weed-killer may be only weeks away and is likely to cover ...
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With 92% of U.S. corn coming from GMO plants, farmers see yield boom despite severe flooding

Michael Hirtzer, Millie Munshi | 
Under pressure from soggy fields, late planting and bouts of early winter weather, American corn and soy plants proved resilient ...
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Bayer attorney says televising upcoming glyphosate-cancer trial could threaten Monsanto employees’ safety

Tim Bross | 
Letting TV cameras into a trial over the safety of Roundup herbicide might put witnesses and employees at Bayer AG’s ...
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Monsanto may seek bankruptcy protection without favorable deal in glyphosate litigation settlement talks, Bayer lawyers warn

Jef Feeley | 
Bayer AG’s settlement talks over tens of thousands of lawsuits alleging its Roundup herbicide causes cancer are heating up as ...
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China poised to approve 192 GMO crops, including insect-resistant, glyphosate-tolerant corn

China is set to award safety certificates for genetically-modified corn, paving the way for domestic production as the world’s most-populous ...
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Agriculture companies accelerate biopesticide development amid consumer pressure for less chemical-intensive farming

Lydia Mulvany, Susan Decker | 
Agribusiness is increasingly turning to natural and sustainable alternatives to chemicals as consumers rebuff genetically modified foods and concerns grow ...
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Consumer skepticism of plant-based meat could slow Impossible Foods’ expansion into Asia

If the American fake-meat darlings Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods have their way, chef Raymond Xie will soon be able ...
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CRISPR-edited pigs could blunt swine fever epidemic threatening China’s food supply

Kristine Servando | 
Inside a fortresslike megafarm on the outskirts of Beijing, dozens of pink and black pigs forage and snooze, unfazed by ...
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Are we ignoring ‘staggering risks’ of human gene editing, including a wider gap between haves and have nots?

Mark Buchanan | 
Biologists recently revealed a new form of the gene-editing tool known as Crispr that allows researchers to make precise changes ...
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Thailand glyphosate ban could boost weed-control costs by $268 million, pesticide trade group says

Suttinee Yuvejwattana | 
A trade group representing pesticide firms urged Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-Ocha to delay a ban due Dec. 1 on ...
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Bill reinstating neonicotinoid pesticide ban on wildlife refuges gains traction in Congress

Adam Allington | 
A bill that would reinstate a regulation banning certain pesticides from wildlife refuges was approved by the House Committee on ...
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Alaska Senator Murkowski challenges Trump FDA Commissioner nominee over agency’s approval of fast-growing GMO AquAdvantage salmon

Alex Ruoff | 
President Donald Trump’s selection to be the next head of the FDA faces a barrage of questions this week about ...
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Anti-pesticide group As You Sow, food industry spar over glyphosate sustainability

Adam Allington | 
San Francisco-based shareholder advocacy group As You Sow rated 14 major food companies on what—if anything—they’re doing to address the ...
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Parliament pressures EU nations to restrict GMOs with non-binding vote opposing 4 biotech crop imports

Stephen Gardner | 
The European Parliament objected to proposed EU approval to import four genetically modified crops, in a series of Nov. 14 ...
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Judge dismisses false advertising lawsuit against Panera over products containing glyphosate residues

A putative class action alleging that Panera LLC’s labeling and marketing of its food products as “clean” or “100% clean” ...
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