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April 29, 2013
The European Commission, following a vote by EU member states today, will proceed with a plan to restrict the use of three neonicotinoids used as insecticides on a variety of crops...
April 4, 2013
Valent BioSciences (Libertyville, IL), a wholly owned biorationals subsidiary of Sumitomo Chemical, says it is on track to bring a 15-million gal/year manufacturing facility online by...
March 18, 2013
The European Commission says that “no qualified majority was reached” in a vote by member states concerning the possible ban of three neonicotinoids: clothanidin and...
February 15, 2013
Syngenta today requested that the European Commission retracts its proposal to restrict the use of neonicotinoid technology after revealing that the European Food Safety...
February 11, 2013
American Vanguard (Amvac; Newport Beach, CA) says it has received EPA registration for its naturally occurring SmartBlock potato sprout inhibitor and will begin marketing immediately...
February 4, 2013
The European Commission says it wants EU member states to suspend for two years the use of three neonicotinoid insecticides on sunflowers, rapeseed, corn and cotton, and crops...
February 1, 2013
The European Commission said on Thursday that it wants EU member states to suspend for two years the use of three neonicotinoid insecticides on sunflowers, rapeseed, corn and cotton...
January 21, 2013
Dow AgroSciences says the US launch of its Enlist herbicide-tolerant corn trait technology will be delayed because the company is still waiting for regulatory approval. If approved...
January 7, 2013
US EPA has proposed a rule that would revise labeling requirements for certain active and inert ingredients in minimum risk pesticides. The proposal applies to products that EPA may...
January 2, 2013
US EPA has proposed a rule that would revise labeling requirements for certain active and inert ingredients in minimum risk pesticides. The proposal applies to products that EPA may...
October 10, 2012
The Pesticide Action Network (PAN; Oakland, CA) North America released their October Kids Health Report, citing several scientific studies claiming pesticides connect to various health...
August 27, 2012
U.S. EPA says that Ineos has agreed to stop importing short-chain chlorinated paraffins into the U.S. as part of a settlement agreement. EPA says Ineos had been importing chlorinated...
August 27, 2012
Representative Edward Markey (D., MA) has asked EPA to detail what steps the agency has taken to research the effects of neonicotinoid pesticides on honeybee deaths, including details...
August 20, 2012
An Argentine court plans to rule tomorrow in a landmark lawsuit brought by residents of Córdoba who have sued two soybean growers and the pilot of a spray plane for alleged...
August 13, 2012
The European Commission has issued new rules on biocides that are expected to streamline and simplify the regulatory directive, called the biocidal product regulation (BPR). The new...
July 16, 2012
U.S. House Agriculture Committee has passed a version of the farm bill containing three provisions of particular importance to agricultural chemicals manufacturers, says CropLife...
June 4, 2012
Syngenta says it has reached an agreement with plaintiffs to pay $105 million to settle lawsuits brought by communities in Illinois seeking compensation for alleged atrazine-related...
May 21, 2012
The National Research Council (NRC; Washington), a division of the National Academy of Sciences, says Bayer’s methyl isocyanate (MIC) unit at its Institute, WV site should take...
April 23, 2012
EPA announced earlier this month that it had denied a petition from the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC; Washington) asking the agency to cancel product registrations and...
April 23, 2012
Europe’s ombudsman P. Nikiforos Diamandouros, has opened an investigation into whether the European Commission has taken appropriate measures to combat increased...
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