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EU Agriculture Faces a Plethora of Challenges

The European Parliament’s Czesław Siekierski talks about food security and the challenges it poses for EU agriculture. According to the United Nations, the world population...

Spath: European Commission Must Use Sound Science in GMO Safety Assessment

The European Commission is missing another major opportunity to ensure that European regulatory decisions are based on science, says EuropaBio's biotech director. "Whereas last month...

How Much Plant Breeding Innovation is Politically Intended?

A closer look at the politics surrounding the newer plant breeding techniques. Plant breeders have always strived to create new variations of plant characteristics to...

Plant Breeders’ Exemption Must be Protected: EU Parliament

At its plenary session in Strasburg, the European Parliament adopts a resolution calling upon the European Commission to work for a clarification of the...

EU Feeling Impact of Neonics Ban

European growers and industry are feeling the sting of the two-year restriction on the use of neonicotinoids. Almost a year after the European Commission enacted...