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EU to ban pesticides blamed for bee losses

The European Union will ban three of the world’s most widely-used pesticides for two years because of fears they are linked to a plunge in the population of bees critical to the production of crops. The executive European Commission said Monday it would press ahead with the ban on a class of pesticides known as […] Read more

EU experts approve trace GM in feed imports

A European Union committee voted Tuesday to allow traces of unapproved genetically modified (GM) material in animal feed imports, the European Commission said, in a bid to secure grain supplies to the import-dependent bloc.  EU governments and lawmakers now have three months to either approve or reject the committee’s decision, before the rules can be […] Read more