The inspections of ships hauling grain out of Odesa ports will stop today as United Nations officials scramble to try to convince Russia to resume participation in the Black Sea Grain Initiative. A UN spokesman said Tuesday the stop to inspections was planned to last just one day.
The Federal Trade Commission and 10 state attorneys general have sued Syngenta Crop Protection and Corteva for paying distributors to block competitors from selling "cheaper generic products" to farmers.
FDA Commissioner Robert Califf faces lawmakers this week amid nationwide alarm over the shortage of infant formula and continued questions about the agency’s oversight of food and agriculture.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack wraps up a trip to Europe where he's been in talks over the global food crisis and the war in Ukraine.
The National Farmers Union, along with six of its state affiliates and five “right to repair” organizations, filed a complaint to the Federal Trade Commission Thursday alleging farm equipment giant John Deere is violating antitrust laws by restricting access to software embedded in its machines.
WASHINGTON, August 30, 2017 - Amazon celebrated its $13.7 billion acquisition of Whole Foods Market last week by immediately cutting prices on a wide range of products, a sign that Amazon is serious about doing battle with competitors such as Costco, Kroger and Wal-Mart stores.
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.