Agricultural uses of the pesticide imidacloprid would be banned under a proposal in Canada intended to protect insects that are a food source for fish, birds and other wildlife.
The European Union has spent the best part of a decade debating how to better regulate chemicals with endocrine disrupting properties, but ahead of a meeting Dec. 21 that could vote on criteria to identify the substances, the bloc remains as divided as ever over the issue. Read moreRead More »
An American business group appealed to China to ease import restrictions on agricultural goods including genetically modified seeds and other biotechnology, highlighting complaints Beijing blocks market access despite its vocal support for free trade. Read moreRead More »