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A new peer-reviewed paper authored by a group of experts in law, policy, and toxicology, including GMWatch editor Claire Robinson, has identified systemic failings in Europe’s pesticide risk assessment process. Source: GMWatch The experts have proposed a comprehensive agenda for far-reaching reform after...

According to local sources Fiji is now moving towards a full ban on glyphosate-based herbicides, after the sugarcane industry announced that glyphosate...

The US government has proposed to approve genetically modified crops on national wildlife refuges throughout the southeastern United States, a step likely...

On Friday, Center for Food Safety (CFS) on behalf of a broad coalition of farmworkers, farmers, and conservationists, filed a federal lawsuit against...

Genetically modified (GM) Bt cotton produces its own insecticide. The seeds were introduced in India in 2002 and today account for 90% of all cotton planting...

A new peer reviewed paper published in the international Environmental Sciences Europe journal has focused for the first time on the risk assessment of...

One of the world’s most widely used glyphosate-based herbicides, Roundup, can trigger loss of biodiversity, making ecosystems more vulnerable to pollution...

Chairman Werner Wenning, one of the architects of a $63 billion takeover deal that has left the German crop protection company fighting costly lawsuits,...

A jury on Saturday awarded US$ 250 million in punitive damages to a southeastern Missouri peach farmer who argued that weedkiller dicamba that had drifted...

Fraud in a German laboratory has cast additional doubts on the 2017 re-approval of glyphosate and on the entire EU pesticide safety evaluation procedure,...