Bayer Confirms End of Sale of Glyphosate-Based Herbicides for US Lawn & Garden Market

by Sustainable Pulse - 29 July 2021

Bayer have announced that they will no longer sell glyphosate-based herbicides to U.S. gardeners as of 2023, following the costly litigation battle over their cancer causing weedkiller Roundup. Bayer Monsanto stated Thursday that “the company and its partners will replace its glyphosate-based products...

Sustainable Agriculture

Switzerland Extends its GMO Ban Explicitly Covering Gene-Editing

The Swiss National Council (lower house of the Swiss Federal Assembly, the parliament of Switzerland) has extended the moratorium on the cultivation of genetically modified plants in agriculture by another four years until the end of 2025. The vote to extend the moratorium was carried by 144 votes to 27, with 19 abstentions, GMWatch reported on Monday. Source: GMWatch Applications from some members...