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Fear of 'mighty multinationals' could spur European glyphosate bans despite evidence, EU food safety official says

Fear of ‘mighty multinationals’ could spur European glyphosate bans despite evidence, EU food safety official says

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The world’s most used herbicide is now more of a political football than a weedkiller. Bernhard Url, the head of ...
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German government, farm group face off over impact of potential glyphosate ban

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The German agriculture ministry strenuously rubbished a claim by farmers association DBV that the country’s new insect protection plan, which ...
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French town’s failed pesticide ban reignites national campaign against Bayer’s Roundup weed killer

Politico | 
Daniel Cueff’s failed crusade to ban pesticides in his tiny Breton village lays bare the deep political contradictions at the ...
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French President Emmanuel Macron challenges legality of town’s glyphosate weed killer ban

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French President Emmanuel Macron told a mayor from Brittany who ordered a ban on the use of pesticides near his ...
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Bayer sells animal health division for $7.6 billion, denies deal prompted by glyphosate-cancer lawsuits

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Agriculture and pharmaceutical giant Bayer [August 20] agreed [to] a $7.6 billion deal to sell its animal health business to ...
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Prime Minister Boris Johnson: Time to ‘liberate’ UK farming from EU’s anti-GMO rules

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In his first prime ministerial speech [July 24], Boris Johnson called for a “liberation” of the U.K.’s bioscience sector after ...
EU health commissioner: Anti-vaccine, glyphosate 'conspiracy theories' threaten Europe with 'new middle ages'

EU health commissioner: Anti-vaccine, glyphosate ‘conspiracy theories’ threaten Europe with ‘new middle ages’

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Europe’s Health Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis on [June 7] warned that conspiracy theories were winning the argument against science in Europe ...
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Costly glyphosate-cancer legal battles spark Bayer shareholder ‘revolt’

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You can't blame the Americans at Monsanto any more. Europe's most politically inflammatory chemical — the ubiquitous weedkiller glyphosate — ...