Balanced Reporting. Trusted Insights. Thursday, August 18, 2022


Neonic-coated seeds get boost from court ruling

Seeds coated with neonicotinoid insecticides will continue to be exempt from regulation under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act, following a federal judge's ruling Monday in a lawsuit brought by beekeepers and environmental groups.
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EPA reconfigures, reschedules glyphosate panel

EPA has added epidemiological expertise to a scientific advisory panel (SAP) that will meet next month to consider the carcinogenic potential of glyphosate. The previously postponed meeting is now scheduled to take place Dec. 13-16 in Arlington, Virginia.
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GMA vows to fight $18M campaign finance fine

The Grocery Manufacturers Association says it will 0vigorously pursue its legal options0 to overturn $18 million in fines levied by a Washington state court judge Wednesday for campaign violations associated with the group0s opposition to a GMO labeling referendum in 2013.
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