Sarin gas is now thought by many to have been used in the attack in Syria.
Environmental group Friends of the Earth staged protest action outside the European Commission on Thursday (March 30) against the planned merger of German drug and crop chemical maker Bayer and US see
Environmental campaigners have turned out in Brussels to demand the EU blocks a deal that would create the world’s biggest seeds and pesticides company.
The blaze broke out around 9am local as workers were arriving at factories in the industrial zone near Valencia.
When cooking bread to make toast, or when frying, baking or roasting, strive for a slightly golden colour rather than a deep brown.
A list produced by international investigators indicates that Bashar al-Assad and his brother were linked to the decision to use toxic weapons in 2014 and 2015.
ChemChina and the Swiss pesticides and seeds group Syngentahave responded to concerns by the EU's competition regulator over their merger.
Russia has called for an urgent OPCW mission to Aleppo, accusing jihadist rebels of using chemical weapons in the Syrian city.
The Syrian opposition denies allegations by Moscow that its personnel found shells with toxic chemicals launched by rebels in the northern city.
London City Airport evacuated on Friday afternoon and more than two dozen people were treated for breathing difficulties after "chemical incident."
Separate blasts at German facilities operated by chemical giant BASF have left one person dead and several injured or missing.
Chinese firms Sinochem and ChemChina are reportedly talking about possibly merging to create a more competitive global industry player.
The leading human rights group has accused the government of Sudan of carrying out at least 30 chemical weapons attacks in the Jebel Marra area of Darfur since January.
A huge merger has been announced in the agriculture world as German drugs and crop chemicals company Bayer has won over US seeds firm Monsanto.
Medical sources in the besieged Syrian city of Aleppo say that President Assad’s forces may have again used chlorine bombs in a gas attack on a rebel-held residential…
Bayer's quest to become the world's largest producer of seeds and pesticides has led it to raise the price it is willing to pay for US firm Monsanto to more than $65 billion.
ChemChina's takeover of Swiss pesticides and seeds group Syngenta has moved a step closer with approval by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the US
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?
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
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.
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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The death toll in the Pemex plant blast has surpassed 20 and could continue to rise, officials fear.
State-owned ChemChina is to pay 39 billion euro for Swiss seeds and pesticides group Syngenta as China seeks greater food security.