Since the U.S. walked away from the agreement, the countries involved in the original agreement have been scurrying to establish trade deals in a TPP-like fashion.
The debate over the EPA’s upcoming decision on a controversial crop pesticide has gone global, and some of the U.S.’s top trading partners are raising strong concerns. The agency is inching closer to a court-ordered deadline on regulating chlorpyrifos, Dow AgroSciences’ widely used pesticide to kill insects on food crops.[…]Read More »
India’s Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare approved 20 new insecticides for manufacture, import and use in the country. These include the broad-spectrum foliar fungicide benzovindiflupyr, sold by the Swiss agrichemicals company Syngenta; spirodiclofen, a pesticide that kills arachnids such as ticks and mites, sold by Germany-based Bayer CropScience, among[…]Read More »