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Commission addresses the availability and affordability of fertilisers

Fertilisers play a significant role in food security. Their production and their cost largely depend on natural gas. Following Russia's invasion of Ukraine in February 2022, a global mineral fertiliser and energy crisis is now weighing...

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Over 600 new substances added to REACH Study Results

REACH Study Results – a collection of non-confidential substance data submitted to ECHA under REACH – has been refreshed, with 654 new substances added since September 2021. The data contains results from studies that relate to:...

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The largest seasonal epidemic of Avian Influenza ever in Europe

Around 5,300 detections of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) virus were reported in poultry, captive and wild birds in 36 European/EEA countries and the UK during the 2021-2022 epidemic season, according to EFSA’s latest overview of...

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LKC 21st Birthday Event – September 2022

The earliest record dates back to 1363; no, not the origin of the European Regulatory Affairs company LKC – the Schloss Bottmingen, one of only a handful of Swiss moated castles which still survives to this...

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Salmonella outbreak traced back to chocolate company

Chocolate products made by a company in its Belgium establishment were identified as the source of the multi-country outbreak of Salmonella earlier this year. By May 2022, 325 confirmed and probable cases of monophasic Salmonella Typhimurium...

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High levels of Septoria found in wheat plant samples

Independent rapid diagnostic tests of wheat plants have highlighted significant levels of Septoria in crops as European growers prepare their T2 fungicide applications. In the UK in particular, the warm weather, heavy dews and rain showers...

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Upcoming changes to REACH information requirements

The European Commission has revised certain information requirements for registering chemicals under REACH. Companies should start to prepare as the changes will begin to apply in October 2022. ECHA will publish further advice later this year....

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Core strength can help improve the health of dogs and avoid knee injuries

Agility dogs lacking core strength from routine physical exercise are more susceptible to one of the most common canine knee injuries, a cranial cruciate ligament rupture, which is similar to an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear...

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Impact of the Sustainability Strategy on the European biocide industry

A stark warning by the European Chemical Industry Council (Cefic) that the sector could lose 12% of its substance portfolio by 2040. In their published report, Cefic define the main factors as the extension of the...

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Multi-site Fungicide Provides Reliable Return on Investment

Field trials carried out in the UK between 2018 and 2021 have shown that the inclusion of a multi-site fungicide in spring spray programmes contributes to yield improvements of up to 0.6 t/ha in winter sown...

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Latest Regulatory News

Dec-2022

Crop Protection > News

Commission addresses the availability and affordability of fertilisers

Fertilisers play a significant role in food security. Their production and their cost largely depend on natural gas. Following Russia's invasion of Ukraine in February...

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Nov-2022

Chemicals and REACH > News

Over 600 new substances added to REACH Study Results

REACH Study Results – a collection of non-confidential substance data submitted to ECHA under REACH – has been refreshed, with 654 new substances added since...

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