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India: Report alleges Bayer & Syngenta failed to adequately manage health & environmental risks associated with pesticides, incl. company responses
As mentioned in our original response to the authors of the report [...] Syngenta complies with the applicable national and international legislation and codes of practice that govern the crop protection industry in India... [I]n November 2015...
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- This is a response from the following companies: Syngenta
USA: Opioids deaths lead state officials to target drug firms, following model of lawsuits against tobacco industry
Author: German Lopez, Vox (USA)
"US officials are starting to treat opioid companies like Big Tobacco — and suing them", 7 Jun 2017...
Author: Aidan Lewis, Reuters
Libya's Sharara oil field reopens after strike: National Oil Corp, 8 June 2017...
Author: Radio Temblor (Panamá)
“Ecologistas le ganan pulso a piña transgénica de PINECO DEL MONTE”, 20 de Junio de 2017...
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Peru: Intl. Labour Organization says fire at commercial building in which 4 workers died is a “case of modern slavery”, as they were illegally locked inside
“Peru's Fire Killing 4 Workers Is Case of Modern Slavery: ILO”...
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La minería ilegal dejó una nueva tragedia en el departamento de Cundinamarca, esta vez en el municipio de Lenguazaque, donde un minero falleció y otro más está desaparecido a causa de una explosión…Según informó la gobernación, luego de 10 horas de...