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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 — ...
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Viewpoint: EU neonicotinoid insecticide restrictions could ‘disrupt global trade flows’

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Farmers and the agri-chemical industry are criticizing the European Parliament for seeking to export the EU’s stringent standards on pesticides ...

As EU glyphosate-cancer debate rages, 4 countries may take over herbicide safety evaluation from Germany

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France, Hungary, the Netherlands and Sweden have agreed to take over from Germany as the lead countries responsible for assessing ...

European Commission science advisers say political decision limiting crop gene editing will leave Europe a technological straggler

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Laws in the EU should be changed to allow plants developed through controversial gene-editing techniques to be more easily put on ...
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EU delays decision to re-approve ‘toxic’ copper compounds, widely used as pesticides in organic farming

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EU countries have delayed a decision on whether or not to reauthorize the use of copper compounds — chemical substances ...
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Roundup trial: California jury’s glyphosate verdict spurs effort to ban the herbicide in Europe

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A landmark court ruling in the U.S. holding Monsanto liable for causing cancer through its glyphosate-based weedkiller is adding fuel ...

Several European Union nations rebuked over efforts to sidestep neonicotinoid ban

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At least two EU countries continue to use emergency exemptions to sidestep a ban on pesticides that scientists believe harm ...

Amid activist claims Germany colluded with Big Ag to soften glyphosate regulations, Europe may switch evaluation responsibility to France

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Monsanto’s quest to keep its controversial weedkiller Roundup on the European market faces another challenge. The European Commission is pushing for ...
How Bayer-Monsanto merger might impact research efforts to find alternatives to the herbicide glyphosate

How Bayer-Monsanto merger might impact research efforts to find alternatives to the herbicide glyphosate

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Approval of the mega deal in Europe comes in the wake of similar decisions in South Africa, Brazil and China ...
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EU braces for landmark decision on whether CRISPR, other New Plant Breeding Techniques will be regulated as GMOs

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UPDATE: The European Court of Justice's advocate general has said gene editing technologies should be largely exempted from EU laws ...

Leaked draft of EU report reveals mixed findings on neonicotinoids and bees

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Draft findings from the European Food Safety Authority feed into a long-running, heated and so far inconclusive debate into why Europe’s ...
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How France, Italy and Belgium would profit if glyphosate is banned or restricted

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If Paris and Rome carry through with their plans to ban glyphosate, a small group of French, Italian and Belgian ...
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EU ban of globally used glyphosate would disrupt agricultural and food markets

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Some of Europe’s biggest trade partners fear a potential EU ban on glyphosate could hit exports of crops ranging from ...

Scientists skeptical EU neonicotinoid ban would help bees

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As the EU prepares to rule on extending a ban on neonicotinoid pesticides, a large-scale study opened the door for industry to argue ...
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Can Europe reform its GMO regulatory sausage-making mess?

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Jean-Claude Juncker has had enough of EU states scapegoating Brussels for their failures. Over his first two years as president ...
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