May 1st, 2013 - Jill Ettinger
The European Union passed a continent-wide ban yesterday on the insecticides believed to be the cause of Colony Collapse Disorder, a mysterious disease affecting millions of bees worldwide and threatening global food supplies.
Read More:Europe Becomes First Continent to Ban a Pesticide
March 17th, 2013 - Jill Ettinger
After the monumental resolution passed by the EU banning the sale of any cosmetic products that have been tested on animals, a campaign initiated by the Humane Society of the United States and Humane Society International has garnered major celebrity support.
Read More:EU Animal Testing Ban Influences Celebrity Action in the U.S.
February 4th, 2013 - Jill Ettinger
Animal rights activists are celebrating an historic victory this week for countless animals as the European Union has announced its intent to ban the sale of all cosmetic products tested on animals effective March 2013.
Read More:The EU Permanently Bans Cruel Animal Testing Practices for All Cosmetics
January 22nd, 2013 - Jill Ettinger
Calling it “unacceptable,” the European Food Safety Authority has blamed the world’s most widely used insecticides for the threat they pose to bee populations.
Read More:EU Says World’s Most Popular Pesticide Causing Massive Honeybee Deaths
November 28th, 2012 - Jill Ettinger
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development has announced it is in the processing of approving an unfunded risk participation in Monsanto, the U.S.-based largest seed company in the world, to the tune of $40 million U.S. dollars.
Read More:GMOs Banned in Europe, But Monsanto Receives $40 Million from EU Bank