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EPA Seeks Comments About Planted Seeds Treated with Insecticides

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is seeking  public comment  on a petition from the Center for Food Safety (CFS) requesting that EPA either initiate a rule making or issue a formal Agency interpretation for planted seeds treated with systemic insecticides.

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Senate Farm Bill Set For June

Even though the House farm bill failed, the Senate version is still going strong according to Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley. He says there will be a vote to get it out of the senate agriculture committee in the first or second week of June.   Read more

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Judge Grants Preliminary Injunction In Proposition 65 Glyphosate Case

On Monday, February 26, the Eastern District of California issued a preliminary injunction barring California from enforcing its Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 (Proposition 65) warning requirement for the herbicide glyphosate. As part of a broad coalition of agricultural groups, CropLife America (CLA) argued that the[…]

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