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U.S. lawmakers put pressure on EPA over glyphosate review

Chicago | Reuters — U.S. lawmakers have asked the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to explain why it published — and then withdrew — documents related to its review of glyphosate, the chemical in Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide, according to a letter seen by Reuters. The documents, which included a report that said glyphosate is not likely […] Read more

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U.S. House committee approves block on mandatory GMO labels

Reuters — U.S. food companies and other opponents of genetically modified food labeling notched a key victory on Tuesday as the House of Representatives’ agriculture committee approved a measure banning mandatory labeling as well as local efforts to regulate genetically engineered crops. The move demonstrates fresh momentum for those seeking to block mandated labeling of […] Read more