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Monsanto banned from European parliament

MEPs withdraw parliamentary access after the firm shunned a hearing into allegations that it unduly influenced studies into the safety of glyphosate used in its RoundUp weedkiller Monsanto lobbyists have been banned from entering the European parliament after the multinational refused to attend a parliamentary hearing into allegations of regulatory […]

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Aldi confirms up to 100% horsemeat in beef products

Supermarket says it is angry with supplier Comigel after tests reveal 30% and 100% horsemeat in withdrawn ready meals The environment secretary is due to meet the Food Standards Agency, food suppliers and retailers on Saturday to discuss the horsemeat scandal after Aldi became the latest supermarket to confirm its […]

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Pesticides damage survival of bee colonies, landmark study shows

The worlds largest ever field trial demonstrates widely used insecticides harm both honeybees and wild bees, increasing calls for a ban Widely used insecticides damage the survival of honeybee colonies, the worlds largest ever field trial has shown for the first time, as well as harming wild bees. The farm-based […]

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Chateau Murdoch: Fox media mogul finds solace at his Bel-Air winery

His views on climate change may differ from his winemakers at Moraga estate, but Murdoch appears bitten by viticulture bug Climate change, said Rich, is affecting production. Were finishing harvest a little bit earlier than we used to. Thats the big thing. A blessing, it turns out, he added. Its […]

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