Senator Chuck Grassley says consolidations of seed and chemical suppliers can be problematic at any point but the timing of the proposed acquisition of Monsanto Co. by Bayer AG is particularly bad for U.S. farmers.
As the managed honey bee industry continues to grapple with significant annual colony losses, the Varroa destructor mite is emerging as the leading culprit. Read moreRead More »
The EFSA Panel on Food Additives and Nutrient Sources added to Food (ANS) provides a scientific opinion re-evaluating the safety of sodium, potassium and calcium salts of fatty acids (E 470a) and magnesium salts of fatty acids (E 470b) when used as food additives. Read moreRead More »