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EU adopts new ABS biodiversity rules

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • European Union
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  • April 4 2014

The European Parliament has adopted new rules on access to genetic resources and the fair and equitable sharing of benefits resulting from their use

EFSA finalizes guidance on pesticide-related risk to bees

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • European Union
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  • July 12 2013

Following a request from the European Commission concerning the declining health of bees in Europe, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has

European Parliament votes to reform fishing policy

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • European Union
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  • February 8 2013

The European Parliament has approved a major reform of the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) that aims to return fisheries "to sustainable stock levels"

EFSA publishes bee research inventory

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • European Union
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  • November 30 2012

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has published an inventory of its activities on bees and bee health as part of a forthcoming report to the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Research and Innovation

Draft EFSA guidance targets effects of plant protection products on bees

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • European Union
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  • September 21 2012

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has launched a public consultation on new “draft Guidance on the Risk Assessment of Plant Protection Products PPPs on Bees (including Apis mellifera, Bombus spp. and solitary bees).”

European Commission study recommends changes to medical device and drug laws

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • European Union
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  • May 17 2012

The European Commission has issued a report that analyzes the European Union’s (EU’s) REACH regulation, which addresses the registration, evaluation, authorization and restriction of chemical substances, and identifies overlap with other EU laws

Environment action program to address nanomaterials and endocrine disruptors

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • European Union
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  • May 4 2012

The European Parliament recently adopted a resolution setting priorities for the Seventh Environmental Action Program (7EAP) and urging the Commission to present a 7EAP proposal “without delay.”

European Commission issues animal welfare strategy

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • European Union
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  • February 3 2012

The European Commission recently released a new animal welfare strategy designed to close gaps in the current laws and remedy a lack of uniform enforcement

European General Court annuls EC decision removing triclosan from food contact substance list

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • European Union
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  • October 28 2011

The European General Court (ECG) has determined that the European Commission (EC) erred in removing the antibacterial chemical 2,4,4’-trcihloro- 2’-hydroxydiphenyl ether (triclosan) from the list of additives that may be used to make plastic materials and other articles that come into contact with foods

Ongoing E. coli investigation implicates Egyptian fenugreek

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • European Union
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  • July 15 2011

The European Union (EU) has temporarily prohibited the importation of some seeds and bean sprouts from Egypt after a European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) report linked the products to an E. coli O104:H4 outbreak that reportedly killed 51 people, including as many as six U.S. citizens