France fines US company Mosanto for illegal activities

France's personal data protection agency on Wednesday fined US firm Monsanto for illegally compiling files of public figures, journalists and activists with the aim of swaying opinion towards support for its controversial pesticides. The firm, now owned by German chemical giant Bayer, failed to inform the people on the watch lists compiled in the context … Continue reading France fines US company Mosanto for illegal activities

U.S. Bans Antibacterial Soap Chemicals Over Health Risks.

The US Food and Drug Administration placed a ban on several key ingredients used in the making of antibacterial hand soap. The agency warns that most chemicals used in these health care products doesn't make it safer than others, adding that there are health risks that cannot be ignored. A report from the AFP says the country's … Continue reading U.S. Bans Antibacterial Soap Chemicals Over Health Risks.