Ambassador Terry Branstad has announced he is stepping down from being the top U.S. representative in Beijing, and Bayer’s supervisory board has extended the contract of Werner Baumann to serve another three years as the company’s CEO.
The European Commission is expected to ban the use of the insecticide chlorpyrifos in January following a vote Friday by its Standing Committee on Plants, Animals, Food and Feed that cited health risks to children.
The European Union has agreed to assure the U.S. gets the lion’s share of its annual beef quota after months of negotiations and more than 20 years of friction over the subject of non-hormone beef trade.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 20, 2017 - A recent European Court of Justice opinion may boost the spirits of biotechnology backers, but it’s unlikely to advance the prospects for biotech agriculture on that continent.
WASHINGTON, April 4, 2017 – ChemChina’s $43 billion acquisition of Syngenta was approved Tuesday the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, on the condition that ChemChina divest three of its generic pesticides – chlorothalonil, paraquat and abamectin. Approval by the European Commission followed on Wednesday.