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Toxic organic pesticides pose surprising challenge to pro-environment politicians

EurActiv | 
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has released fresh data which re-confirms the toxicity of copper compounds, pesticides that are ...
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Could the rise of New Breeding Techniques like CRISPR soften opposition to crop biotechnology?

EurActiv | 
“Mother Nature” is changing quickly and this requires the adoption of technology-driven solutions that will help both growers and consumers, ...
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EU food safety chief: Reelection—not reality—motivated Europe’s anti-glyphosate politicians

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Some politicians spoke “loudly” against glyphosate, the world’s most commonly used weedkiller, before their elections but came back to reality ...
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European Seeds Association: Foods made with new breeding techniques shouldn’t be labeled

EurActiv | 
Labelling products that result from the so-called new plant breeding techniques would provide little new information and would therefore make ...
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Italian politician calls on EU to embrace new plant breeding techniques to cut farming’s environmental impact

EurActiv | 
The new plant breeding techniques (NPBTs) are a major opportunity to move toward sustainable agriculture and simultaneously ensure food quality ...
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Future of New Breeding Techniques (NBTs) in EU depends on European Court of Justice’s looming decision

EurActiv | 
The future of new plant breeding techniques (NPBTs) at the EU level lies in the European Court of Justice’s interpretation ...
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EU health commissioner: Neonicotinoid, glyphosate decisions show European regulations consistent, science-based

EurActiv | 
No one can blame the European Commission of being in the hands of industry lobbies, as in both the glyphosate ...
European farmers push EU to emulate USDA in not regulating CRISPR and other new crop breeding techniques

European farmers push EU to emulate USDA in not regulating CRISPR and other new crop breeding techniques

EurActiv | 
European farmers warned EU policymakers on [April 10] to take immediate action and encourage innovative new plant breeding techniques following the ...
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European Commission faces increasing political pressure to back neonicotinoid insecticides ban to protect bees

EurActiv | 
EU lawmakers have urged the European Commission to convince member states to back its proposal to ban neonicotinoids and avoid ...
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Greece approves glyphosate herbicide for 5 years, reversing prior position supporting rejection by EU

EurActiv | 
The Greek ministry of agriculture officially approved on Tuesday (6 March) the re-authorisation of the world’s most commonly used weedkiller, ...
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New Breeding Techniques (NBTs) needed to improve protein crops, says European farmers group

EurActiv | 
There is a need to maintain the EU’s main source of protein feed that are the co-product of biofuels, the ...
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EU seeks ‘clarity’ on court’s recommendation not to regulate new crop breeding techniques as GMOs

EurActiv | 
The European Commission expects “important” clarity on the scope of GMO legislation ahead of a Court ruling on new plant ...
Trade disruption: Fears grow that EU glyphosate herbicide ban could upend global food markets

Trade disruption: Fears grow that EU glyphosate herbicide ban could upend global food markets

EurActiv | 
A possible glyphosate ban entails the risk of trade disruption to food imports from third countries, in case the EU ...
EU farmers union: Glyphosate herbicide renewal dispute 'undermines' Europe's scientific credibility

EU farmers union: Glyphosate herbicide renewal dispute ‘undermines’ Europe’s scientific credibility

EurActiv | 
EU farmers’ union Copa-Cogeca has rejected the Commission’s revised proposal for a five year re-authorisation of glyphosate, claiming that such ...
European Commission works to garner support for glyphosate herbicide re-authorization

European Commission works to garner support for glyphosate herbicide re-authorization

EurActiv | 
The European Commission is exploring ways to bridge the gap between different member state requests regarding the re-authorization of the ...
Politics infuses pending EU decision over glyphosate reapproval

Politics infuses pending EU decision over glyphosate reapproval

EurActiv | 
The European Commission stands ready to insert a clause referring to biodiversity in the glyphosate renewal proposal if it is ...
Netherlands wants CRISPR gene-edited crops exempt from Europe's GMO laws

Netherlands wants CRISPR gene-edited crops exempt from Europe’s GMO laws

EurActiv | 
The Netherlands believes the new plant breeding techniques should not come under the GMO legislation as they are as safe ...
French farmers warn glyphosate pesticide ban would halt conservation agriculture

French farmers warn glyphosate pesticide ban would halt conservation agriculture

EurActiv | 
[France’s Environment Minister Nicolas Hulot] reiterated Paris’ opposition to the re-authorisation of Monsanto’s weed killer Roundup. A vote on the ...
Nobel laureate: EU politicians bow to uninformed public in opposing biotech crops

Nobel laureate: EU politicians bow to uninformed public in opposing biotech crops

EurActiv | 
Sir Richard Roberts is an English biochemist and molecular biologist. A Nobel Laureate, he is the signatory of the 100+ Nobel Laureates letter supporting ...

EU delays decision on whether gene edited crops fall under existing GMO laws

EurActiv | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The European Commission has ...

Have EU politicians ‘abdicated role as leaders’ on GMOs?

EuroActiv | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Organic farming has a ...