Dow AgroSciences also produces Omega-9 canola and sunflower oils. These oils are said to be more healthy than alternative oils due to a combination of high-oleic and low-linoleic fatty acids.
In October 2011, the U.S. Justice Department announced that a biotech specialist at Cargill had pleaded guilty to stealing information from Cargill and Dow AgroSciences. Kexue Huang, a Chinese national, was discovered to be passing information back to China from Dow for at least 3 years, from 2007 to 2010.
Dow AgoSciences' Enlist Weed Control System is in the approval stage as of 2014.Dow AgroSciences has recently received the registration of Arylex active (Halauxifen-methyl) from the Chinese Institute for the Control of Agrochemicals, Ministry of Agriculture (ICAMA).