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January 22, 2016
Monsanto on 22 January filed a lawsuit against the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) to prevent the listing of glyphosate under California’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/Monsanto-sues-California-to-prevent-listing-of-glyphosate-as-carcinogen_76627.html
September 29, 2015
The US EPA has announced revisions to its farmworker protection standards aimed at reducing occupational pesticide exposure and incidents of related illness among agricultural workers...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/EPA-announces-new-farmworker-safety-measures_74042.html
September 29, 2015
Industry groups are challenging the science behind a recent Endocrine Society report that links endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) like bisphenol-A (BPA) with obesity and diabetes...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/Industry-challenges-report-linking-endocrine-disruptors-with-obesity-diabetes_74050.html
September 25, 2015

EPA has issued a complaint against FMC for violating Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) law regulations related to the marketing and distribution of its agricultural product, “Stallion Brand Insecticide.”

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http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/EPA-cites-FMC-for-pesticide-labeling-violations_73939.html
September 15, 2015
Regulators in California have published a notice of intent to list glyphosate as a carcinogen under the state’s Proposition 65 (Prop 65) law. California’s Office of...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/California-moves-to-list-glyphosate-as-a-carcinogen-under-Proposition-65_73658.html
September 11, 2015
The 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals overturned EPA's approval of Dow AgroSciences' sulfoxaflor, claiming the agency's decision to "unconditionally register" the insecticide...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/Court-rules-EPA-registration-of-Dow-insecticide-should-be-vacated-over-suspected-impact-on-bees_73621.html
June 26, 2015
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Parma, Italy) has started a project with goal of establishing a framework for the risk assessment of the various factors that cause stress in...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/EFSA-launches-project-to-investigate-factors-that-damage-honeybee-colonies_71693.html
May 25, 2015
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Parma, Italy) has issued a call for additional information on in support of its efforts to evaluate the risks posed to bee by certain...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/EFSA-requests-new-information-on-the-risk-to-bees-of-three-neonicotinoids_70658.html
March 17, 2015
About 55% of food samples evaluated by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Parma, Italy) show no detectable traces of pesticide residues, the authority says. Of the samples that...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/EFSA-report-More-than-half-of-food-samples-in-EU-are-free-of-pesticide-residues_68630.html
March 17, 2015
Syngenta announced today that the Vietnam's Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has approved its Bt11 x GA21 double-stack corn seed for commercial cultivation in the country...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/Syngenta-gains-approval-for-stacked-corn-seed-in-Vietnam_68622.html
January 14, 2015
The European Union will devolve to its 28 individual member states the power to authorize the cultivation of genetically modified (GM) crops, allowing national governments to either...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/New-law-widens-opportunity-for-cultivation-of-GM-crops-in-Europe_66814.html
December 12, 2014
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Parma, Italy) has reported the results of the latest Europe-wide monitoring program in its 2012 annual report on pesticide residues in food...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/EU-survey-of-pesticide-residues-in-food-More-than-50-percent-of-samples-show-no-detectable-residues_66143.html
November 5, 2014
Momfluorothrin and 5-chloro-2-methylisothiazol-3(2H)-one (CMIT) have been added to the registry of intentions (RoI) under the harmonised classification and labelling (CLH) regulation...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/Momfluorothrin-CMIT-added-to-registry-of-intentions-under-CLH_65136.html
October 24, 2014
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed to remove 72 chemicals from its list of substances approved for use as inert ingredients in pesticide products. The move is in...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/EPA-proposes-to-remove-72-chemicals-from-approved-pesticide-inert-ingredient-list_64785.html
October 15, 2014
EPA announced today that it is registering Dow's Enlist Duo herbicide for use on corn and soybeans after a thorough assessment confirmed the product meets the necessary safety...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/Dow-gains-final-approval-for-Enlist-herbicide_64525.html
October 15, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has started a 45-day public commenting period on the harmonized classification and labeling (CLH) proposal for triadimenol. The deadline...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/ECHA-starts-CLH-public-consultation-on-triadimenol_64521.html
October 6, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has open a 45-day public commenting period on harmonized classification and labeling (CLH) proposals for four substances: dibutyltin...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/ECHA-starts-public-consultation-on-four-substances-under-CLH_64293.html
September 18, 2014
Department of Agriculture (USDA) has approved Dow Chemical’s agricultural chemicals segment's Enlist corn and soybean traits in the United States after "one of the most...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/Dows-Enlist-trait-gains-USDA-approval_63890.html
July 30, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says that European Union member states have indicated their intention to submit harmonised classification and labelling (CLH) dossiers...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/ECHA-announces-four-CLH-dossiers-submitted-two-intentions-added_62801.html
July 9, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says it has opened a 45-day public consultation on harmonized classification and labeling (CLH) proposals for the pesticides...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/ECHA-opens-public-consultation-on-three-pesticides_62369.html
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