Since moving to live in the north-west of England in 2007, she has worked freelance for Agrow, covering EU regulatory affairs.
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The European Commission has been left to sign off its own proposals to approve two genetically modified maize lines after EU member states failed for a second time to reach a majority vote in favour. The outcome will result in a delay in granting the formal approvals for import and use in food and feed.
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has opened a public consultation on its pilot studies on the cumulative risk assessment (CRA) of exposure to multiple pesticide residues.
The European Commission has been left to sign off its own proposals to approve two genetically modified maize lines after EU member states failed for a second time to reach a majority vote in favour.
The European Commission is seeking comments on proposed updates to the safety data sheets required under the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) Regulation (1907/2006).
The European Commission has issued a correction to the phase-out schedule issued in June for the insecticide, dimethoate, to bring forward the withdrawal deadlines by 17 days.
The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has dismissed a second request for a more detailed review of the EU import approval of Bayer legacy company Monsanto's genetically modified insect-resistant and glyphosate herbicide-tolerant Intact RR 2 Pro (MON87701xMON89788) soybeans.