The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Justice Department have thrown their support behind German chemical and pharmaceuticals firm Bayer AG, asking a federal appeals court to reverse a verdict finding Bayer’s weedkiller responsible for a California man’s cancer.
Indonesia has filed a lawsuit at the World Trade Organization (WTO) against the EU, claiming the bloc’s restrictions on palm oil-based biofuel are unfair, the country’s trade ministry said in a statement on 15 December.
Biodiesel production from soyabean and palm oils is expected to increase in North and South America as well as Southeast Asia, according to Germany’s Union for the Promotion of Oil and Protein Plants (UFOP).
BASF Nutrition & Health is launching an omega-3 fatty acid product in Switzerland to help patients manage Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD), its first market in continental Europe for the product.
Finnish renewable fuel and chemicals firm Neste will be collecting Christmas ham fat waste to produce its renewable diesel for the fourth year in a row as part of its annual Kinkkutemppu (Ham Trick) campaign.