Archive: 05/30/2013

EU to check US wheat for GM contamination

The European Commission said Thursday it has asked EU member states to check imports of wheat from the United States which may be tainted with a genetically modified strain made by US agrochemicals giant ...

dateMay 30, 2013 in Biotechnology
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US launches IP trade probe of Ukraine

The United States announced Thursday an investigation of alleged officially sanctioned intellectual property theft in Ukraine, a move which could result in trade retaliation by Washington.

dateMay 30, 2013 in Business
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Climate: Carbon 'offsets' rise 4% in 2012

Trade in carbon offsets, a voluntary means of reducing one's footprint in global-warming gases, rose by four percent in volume terms last year as the market price of carbon collapsed, a report said on Thursday.

dateMay 30, 2013 in Environment
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