EPA science advisors are backing EPA’s plan to register a pesticide product that uses RNA interference after finding the agency’s review has quieted past concern about RNAi. Some advisors are calling for additional testing of potential risks, including to species that dwell in sediment and soil.
With a wave of consolidation hitting the agrochemical industry, more questions are being raised about the potential legal liabilities of prime acquisition targets like Monsanto Co. and Syngenta AG. Read moreRead More »
A final trade meeting under the Obama administration under the U.S.-China Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade failed to make effective headway on issues such as biotechnology. Read moreRead More »