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September 27, 2010
Pesticide manufacturers’ group CropLife America recently testified before the Senate Agriculture Committee about U.S. EPA’s oversight of pesticide regulations, asking that the agency be put back on “a path to a more productive dialogue.” The industry has recently seen “serious deviations from the regular order, transparency, and scientific integrity of EPA’s pesticide review process.”...
September 13, 2010
The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia has denied American Vanguard’s (Amvac; Newport Beach, CA) petition for temporary relief from a stop sale order U.S. EPA issued...
September 7, 2010
The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia has denied American Vanguard’s (Amvac; Newport Beach, CA) petition for  temporary relief from a stop sale order U.S. EPA...
September 3, 2010
Bayer says the new herbicide could bring in more than €150 million ($193 million) in revenue....
August 17, 2010
Bayer CropScience has agreed to terminate all uses of the pesticide aldicarb in the U.S., EPA says. Bayer will cease production of aldicarb by December 31, 2014 and terminate all uses...
August 16, 2010
Senators Blanche Lincoln (D., AR) and Saxby Chabliss (R., GA) have introduced legislation that would amend the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) to stipulate...
August 5, 2010
Regulatory authorities in Japan have approved the commercial use of Bayer CropScience’s Isotianil fungicide. It targets world’s most economically important rice disease...
July 19, 2010
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Brussels) says its annual pesticide residue report shows a continued decline in detectable pesticide residues on foods, and also that there is...
July 8, 2010
The U.S. EPA says it has fined Monsanto $2.5 million for selling genetically engineered cotton in restricted Texas counties without the proper planting restriction labels and growing...
May 8, 2010
A London court has ruled that about 2,000 U.K. consumers should be awarded compensation totaling up to £20 million ($31 million) for injuries and illness caused by exposure to the...
April 27, 2010
The Chemical Hazard and Safety Investigation Board (CSB; Washington) is seeking public comment on the design of a National Academy of Sciences (NAS) study on safety concerns about the...
April 27, 2010
A judge at the High Court (London) has ruled that a group of around 2,000 U.K. residents should be awarded a total of up to £20 million ($31 million) for injuries caused by...
April 25, 2010
FDA says it is reviewing the safety of triclosan, an ingredient found in many antibacterial consumer products, after animal studies showed the chemical alters hormone regulation. FDA...
March 23, 2010
A federal appeals court has invalidated U.S. EPA’s 2003 approval of the Bayer insecticide spirotetramat in the U.S. The court determined that regulators had not...
March 23, 2010
EPA says it will initiate rulemaking efforts to revise tetrachloroethylene and trichloroethylene standards within the next year. Revisions of epichlorohydrin and acrylamide standrds will follow....
March 15, 2010
Sixteen cities from six Midwestern states have filed a lawsuit in the Southern District of Illinois seeking compensation from Syngenta for the costs of filtering the company’s embattled herbicide atrazine from drinking water. The commonly used chemical has been under increased scrutiny in the past year despite its re-registration in 2006. The EPA announced in October of 2009 that it would review atrazine’s safety profile after reports of higher-than-legal amounts of the chemical were found in Midwestern water systems. Other studies have linked the herbicide to abnormal sexual development in frogs....
March 2, 2010
The pesticide was found to chemically castrate three out of four male frogs and turn one in ten male frogs to females, the study shows....
January 11, 2010
The agreement allows Germany-based Neudorff to introduce its full line of products to the specialty agriculture and ornamental industry, and gives Certis the most extensive biopesticide product line in the U.S., Certis says....
January 5, 2010
An IPO is planned for 2011, and will infuse the company with the capital necessary to register and commercialize its new products. A track record that includes deals with Bayer CropScience and BASF should boost investor confidence...
January 4, 2010
EPA has issued an advanced notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPR) seeking comment pesticide manufacturers and other stakeholders on a range of issues related to the agency’s plans...
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