Paris, 10/28/2020 : After the deputies, the Senate has just given its green light to the reauthorization of neonicotinoid insecticides after a very divisive debate. Despite the determined opposition of many senators, a majority (of 56 votes) decided to ratify a decision that undermines an already  very reduced biodiversity and the sustainability of our farming… Read More

Here is the press release from our partners in the ECI “savebeesandfarmers” initiative. We express all our solidarity with them. Trial starts in the regional court of Bozen/Bolzano, Italy, on September 15th. Threats of imprisonment and fines, as well as potential claims of millions of Euros in damages. Lawsuit an attempt to intimidate critics of… Read More

A break through in Roundup litigations. See Carey Gillam’s blog for our partner USRTK. Carey is also a Justice Pesticides Board member. In an expensive clean-up of Monsanto litigation messes, Bayer AG said Wednesday that it will pay out more than $10 billion to settle tens of thousands of U.S. claims brought against Monsanto over… Read More

“Green recovery” from COVID-19 crisis demands healthy and sustainable food system A new peer-reviewed paper authored by a group of experts in law, policy, and toxicology has identified systemic failings in Europe’s pesticide risk assessment process. Here is our partner PAN-EU‘s press release: The experts have proposed a comprehensive agenda for far-reaching reform after their paper outlined… Read More