Entries by Sandra Módenes

Australia to review fipronil

The Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) has published a notice of reconsideration to expand the scope of its review of fipronil, a broad-spectrum insecticide used in agricultural crops and urban situations to control a range of pests, such as cockroaches and termites, and for the control of fleas and ticks in cats and dogs. This expanded […]

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2022/1480 extending the approval periods of (ca.) 46 substances

COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2022/1480 of 7 September 2022 amending Implementing Regulation (EU) No 540/2011 as regards the extension of the approval periods of the active substances 2-phenylphenol (including its salts such as the sodium salt), 8-hydroxyquinoline, amidosulfuron, bensulfuron, bifenox, chlormequat, chlorotoluron, clofentezine, clomazone, daminozide, deltamethrin, dicamba, difenoconazole, diflufenican, dimethachlor, esfenvalerate, etofenprox, fenoxaprop-P, fenpropidin, fenpyrazamine, […]

Dextra International & Grant Thornton advise Trichodex, the leading biological company based in Spain, on its sale to Grupo Fertiberia

The two firms, which specialize in M&A, provided financial & legal advice to Trichodex on the transaction. Dextra International & Grant Thornton have been constantly working together since 2019 on M&A transactions for the agribusiness Industry. Trichodex brings to Grupo Fertiberia its pioneering technology in innovative biofertilizers, biostimulants and bioprotection products, which it exports to […]


Expected ruling of European Court on the genetic modification of plants may offer opportunities for situation-specific safety analyses of new varieties

A ruling on the interpretation of EU law concerning the genetic modification of plants is expected from the European Court of Justice at the end of July. The Opinion of Advocate General Bobek, often a good indication of the final ruling, implies that European countries may be given the opportunity to adopt their own national […]