A Loophole for Plant Protection

The EU Commission's strict plans to ban the use of plant protection products in certain protected areas are now off the table in their original form, however, the issue is far from over. The draft of the "Nature Restoration Law" provides for far-reaching restrictions. Alexandra Wrann reports.

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Wine Ingredient Listing Coming Soon - Via QR

Next year, labels of wines sold in Europe will have to reveal the number of calories they contain, and either nutritional and ingredient listing - or a link to this information online. How ready is the industry for this move?

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Ireland Rocks European Boat With Proposed New Alcohol Warning Labels

The Irish Department of Health has informed the European Commission on June 21, 2022, of a draft law involving alcohol warning labels that are likely to prove controversial.

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US Supreme Court Blocks Efforts to Dismiss Claims Against Glyphosate

Bayer, the German pharmaceutical giant, suffered a setback in the US when the Supreme Court allowed cases to proceed against its subsidiary Monsanto’s Roundup weedkiller whose allegedly carcinogenic ingredient, glyphosate, is widely used by the wine industry.

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