European Patent Office revokes Monsanto patent on melons

Today, the European Patent Office (EPO) revoked a Monsanto-owned patent on melons for technical reasons. For years, the EPO used a biased interpretation of...

BioFach & Vivaness 2016: Next generation of organic producers waiting in...

Fresh ideas, exciting concepts, the slightly different product – that is precisely what buyers from the trade expect of a visit to a trade...

The organic sector urges the Comission to classify new genetic engineering...

IFOAM EU has published a position paper on new genetic engineering techniques, ahead of the legal interpretation of the European Commission, expected by March...

BIOFACH 2016: the feast for out-of-home catering

BIOFACH, the World's leading Trade Fair for Organic Food which takes place from 10 to 13 February, is the top event and the place...

Monsanto Cuts 16% of Work Force as Sales in Roundup Herbicide...

Monsanto announced Wednesday that sales in the company’s agricultural productivity segment, which includes its probable carcinogen Roundup herbicide, fell 34 % to $820 million....

European Parliament calling for patents on plants derived from conventional breeding...

In a resolution backed by a large majority of its members, the European Parliament has taken a clear position against granting patents on plants...