Herbicide in UK Law
Wormell v R.HM Agriculture (East) Ltd
...... oats in wheat and barley", and describes it as a weedkiller; it gives its contents, and says that it is "for use only as an agricultural herbicide". There are instructions on both the sides and on the back of the canister; they go into considerable detail on many points, and I do not need to ......
- Mr Colin Hall v Gerald Harris and Others
- Colin Hall v Gerald Harris and Others
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The Water Environment (Miscellaneous) (Scotland) Regulations 2017
......Rules (a), (b) and (c) are revised to include all methods of application; rule (g) is new and allows the application of herbicide to control non-native invasive species of plants on river banks. Existing rules (g) and (h) are renumbered (h) and (i) and existing rule (h)(iv) is ......
The Public Water Supplies (Scotland) Regulations 2014
...... "Pesticide" means an organic insecticide, herbicide, fungicide, nematocide, acaricide, algicide, rodenticide, slimicide, molluscicide or related product (including a growth regulator), and includes the ......
The Rural Development Contracts (Rural Priorities) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2011
...... (b) in paragraph (2)(e) omit “and herbicides may be applied to this strip only with the prior written agreement of the Scottish Ministers”; . (c) in paragraph (2)(f), after “strip” insert ......
The Water Intended for Human Consumption (Private Supplies) (Scotland) Regulations 2017
....... Note 6: “Pesticide” means an organic insecticide, organic herbicide, organic fungicide, organic nematocide, organic acaricide, organic algicide, organic rodenticide, organic slimicide, a related product (including ......
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Books & Journal Articles
The glyphosate saga and the fading democratic legitimacy of European Union risk regulation
This article endeavours to explore the glyphosate saga through the prism of a socially acceptable risk approach to the governance of public health and environmental risks in the European Union. Aft......... article, the first and third requests are most relevant: 32 the campaigners respectively asked the Commission ‘to ban glyphosate-based herbicides, exposure to which has been linked to cancer in humans and has led to ecosystems degradation’, and ‘to set EU-wide mandatory reduc- tion targets ......
Will Biotechnology Feed the World's Hungry?
......, when farming began to 'industrialize'; on-farm inputs were replaced by purchased seed, machinery, fertilizers, pesticides, herbicides, and services. Each successive adjustment improved the productivity and net output of the farm sector and ulti- mately reduced the ......
On robots as genetically modified invasive species
Purpose: – This paper aims to explore similarities and differences between robots, invasive biological species, and genetically modified organisms. These comparisons are designed to better understa.........For instance, one of the major motivations of using GMO plants is to simplifyweed control. By using a GMO plant that resists a particular herbicide, farmers hope tokill all plants except the GMO plant with a single dose of the herbicide. However, overtime, weeds that are also resistant to the ......
Poisoning expertise and outcomes in malicious contamination incidents
Purpose: It is often assumed that poisoners and product tamperers are likely to share an interest in or knowledge of poisonous substances. The purpose of this paper is to determine whether perpetra.........For non-experts, rat poison wasby far the most common substance used, followed by insecticide and herbicide more generally,as well as cyanide.For threats and hoaxes the non-experts most frequently claimed to have used some form ofbacteria, while experts ......
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Law Firm Commentaries
Putting Broccoli' Into Practice
...In T 915/10, the Examining Division considered the following claim:. "A method for producing a soybean plant tolerant to glyphosate herbicide comprising introducing into the genome of said plant event MON89788.". The Examining Division held that the claim included as an implicit feature a ......
EPA Decision Regarding Glyphosate And Cancer
...On April 30, 2019 the Environmental Protection Agency issued a press release regarding the ability of the herbicide glyphosate to cause cancer in humans. In its release, the EPA stated that glyphosate "does not pose a carcinogenic hazard to humans." Its decision is ......
Biotech patents - Cutting the scope of protection
......This DNA sequence makes soybean plants resistant to the Roundup Ready herbicide, allowing farmers to use high levels of herbicide to produce greater yields. The patent covers DNA sequences encoding a class of enzyme variants ......
ECJ Offers Further Guidance On Compulsory Insurance Regime
......The case involved an employee of a vineyard spraying herbicide. A tractor was stationary nearby and left with the engine running, powering the spray device used to administer the herbicide. A landslip occurred, ......
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