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Europe in the grip of a weedkiller war

Farmers need to control weeds to ensure good harvests, but are they poisoning us in the process? And are we letting companies put dangerous products that may cause cancer into our food and cosmetics?

Farmers need to control weeds to ensure good harvests, but are they poisoning us in the process? And are we letting companies put dangerous products that may cause cancer into our food and cosmetics?

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Toxic chemicals in cosmetics?

Whether they are bought from the chemist or the supermarket, and whether or not they feature the mention “hypoallergenic,” “paraben free” or “dermatologically tested,” many cosmetics contain chemical

Whether they are bought from the chemist or the supermarket, and whether or not they feature the mention “hypoallergenic,” “paraben free” or “dermatologically tested,” many cosmetics contain chemical

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The European battle over the herbicide known as glyphosate

Currently in Europe, manufacturers of glyphosate have asked to have their European Internal Market licence renewed. But many are opposed to this herbicide and are attempting to block their way.

Currently in Europe, manufacturers of glyphosate have asked to have their European Internal Market licence renewed. But many are opposed to this herbicide and are attempting to block their way.

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Bayer 'confident' Monsanto offer will be accepted

Germany's Bayer has offered to buy US seeds company Monsanto for $62 billion (55 billion euros) in cash trying to gain the top spot in the fast-consolidating farm supplies industry.

Germany's Bayer has offered to buy US seeds company Monsanto for $62 billion (55 billion euros) in cash trying to gain the top spot in the fast-consolidating farm supplies industry.

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Pfizer blocks drugs sales for use in lethal injections in US prisons

Drug companies are saying No to death row. The latest pharmaceuticals giant to restrict sales of drugs used in lethal injections to US prisons is

Drug companies are saying No to death row. The latest pharmaceuticals giant to restrict sales of drugs used in lethal injections to US prisons is

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Death toll from Mexico plant blast rises

Wednesday's explosion at a petrochemical plant in Mexico killed at least 13 people and injured more than 130.

Wednesday's explosion at a petrochemical plant in Mexico killed at least 13 people and injured more than 130.