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Jackie Bird

Dr Jackie Bird was editor of Agrow between 1996 and 2007. This followed eight years working on other agricultural titles at Informa.

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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EU biocide approvals for three ais

Formal EU biocide approval has been granted to three active ingredients for non-crop use: the insecticides, acetamiprid and cypermethrin; and the fungicide, penflufen, for use in wood preservatives.
EU Product Approvals

EFSA studies essential uses of bromoxynil

There are “in general” a wide range of alternative active ingredients to the herbicide, bromoxynil, for controlling broadleaved weeds, but for some uses, no sufficient alternatives are available, says the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).
EU Herbicides & PGRs

EU refuses to be drawn into debate over US glyphosate ruling

The European Commission has refused to be drawn into reopening the debate on the herbicide, glyphosate, after a US court ordered Monsanto to pay damages to a man alleging that glyphosate products caused his cancer.
EU Product

EFSA clears new data on GM carnation

New nucleic acid sequencing data submitted by Japanese company Suntory on a genetically modified carnation line, FLO-40685-2, does not invalidate an earlier positive evaluation for EU approval.
EU Input Traits

EFSA clearance for Herculex/Roundup Ready maize renewal

An application for renewal of the EU approval of a DowDuPont genetically modified insect-resistant and herbicide-tolerant maize line has successfully passed an assessment by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).
Europe EU

EU approval period extensions for 46 ais

Proposals to grant extensions to EU approval periods for 46 active ingredients have been voted through by EU member states. The extensions are necessary because of ongoing delays in procedures for renewing the approvals. 
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