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Systèmes agricoles et alimentaires « alternatifs » : So what ?

Agriculture biologique, commerce équitable, … quelles différences et pour quels avantages ? La recherche en économie et sociologie rurale rassemble derrière les termes « réseaux agri-alimentaires alternatifs » et « systèmes alimentaires alternatifs » des initiatives aussi diverses que le commerce équitable, l’agriculture biologique, les circuits courts de proximité ou les

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baysanto

Validation of the Bayer-Monsanto Marriage: the underside of creating a monster

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After the approval of the European Union, it is now the turn of the American justice system to validate the marriage between two giants: the American pesticides and seeds giant Monsanto and the German chemicals conglomerate Bayer. A union sealed for the astronomical sum of 66 billion dollars. Plant protection products, seeds,

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Young farmer

Agriculture in 2030 : Agricultural education will have to go "green".

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Agricultural education, which has more than 450,000 pupils, students, trainees and apprentices, will have to adapt to the changes to come between now and 2030, taking into account the development of "green" professions; and this, despite serious unknowns on the evolution of agriculture. This is what a government study indicates. "Support for

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Etats Généraux de l'alimentation: What to expect?

It is this Thursday, December 21, that the verdict of the "Etats généraux de l'alimentation" will fall: the release of pesticides, the law on trade negotiations and the financing of agricultural investments. These decisions are eagerly awaited by farmers, industrialists, distributors and environmental associations, in the expectation of an assessment, some measures of which have already been announced.  

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dicamba

Dicamba, Monsanto's latest pesticide, is wreaking havoc in the USA. Soon Europe?

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Thousands of U.S. farmers filed lawsuits in 2017 against Monsanto and dicamba, a herbicide marketed by the group. Dicamba is a volatile herbicide that spreads to nearby fields and devastates almost everything in its path. You thought you knew about glyphosate? There's something better: dicamba! The services of

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food nanoparticles

Candies and cakes filled with nanoparticles: danger?

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Out of 18 sweet food products sold in stores, 100 % of the products contain nanoparticles, none of which are labelled as such. However, the food industry assures that it does not use nanoparticle-based ingredients in its sweets, cakes and other treats... The food industry assures that it does not use ingredients with nanoparticles in its sweets, cakes and other treats... The food industry assures that it does not use ingredients with nanoparticles in its sweets, cakes and other treats... The food industry assures that it does not use ingredients with nanoparticles in its sweets, cakes and other treats... The food industry assures that it does not use ingredients with nanoparticles in its sweets, cakes and other treats... The food industry assures that it does not use ingredients with nanoparticles in its sweets, cakes and other treats... The food industry assures that it does not use ingredients with nanoparticles in its sweets, cakes and other treats... The food industry assures that it does not use ingredients with nanoparticles in its sweets, cakes and other treats.

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agricultural pesticides

Publication of the report on occupational exposures to pesticides: improving knowledge and reducing exposures

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En France, plus d’un million de professionnels du secteur agricole sont potentiellement exposés aux pesticides. L’Anses s’est autosaisie en 2011 pour mener une expertise collective visant à identifier, évaluer et caractériser les expositions aux pesticides des personnes travaillant dans l’agriculture. Dans l’avis qu’elle publie ce 25 juillet 2016, l’Anses recommande

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