Today’s quick hits, Jan. 13, 2020

Tyson Foods wants to settle price-fixing suit too: Tyson Foods joined Pilgrim’s Pride in saying it reached a settlement in a price-fixing lawsuit brought by customers but it did not say how much it would pay. (Reuters)

Former CFTC chief may lead SEC: Gary Gensler, who implemented the Dodd-Frank reforms of the future industry as chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission for President Obama, is the likely nominee by President-elect Joe Biden to lead the Securities and Exchange Commission. (Los Angeles Times)

China approves more GMO corn and cotton: The Chinese agriculture ministry has approved imports of two GMO corn varieties from Syngenta and Bayer and three GMO cotton strains from BASF and Syngnenta for the next five years. (DTN/Progressive Farmer)

Court rebuffs EPA on toxic pesticide: A U.S. appeals court in San Francisco rejected an EPA request to allow farmers to use sulfoxaflor, while the agency studies the pesticide’s impact on endangered species. The EPA had deemed the pesticide¬†“very highly toxic” to bees. (Center for Food Safety)