Open Letter to Commission: new GMOs should not escape regulation

In a joint open letter to the European Commission, eight farmers', environmental and food safety organisations demand that products derived from new methods of genetic engineering for plants and animals should not escape GM risk assessment and... Read more

Black spring for bees: National governments blocking appropriate risk assessment of pesticides on bees.

PRESS RELEASE - Brussels, 20.03.2015 On the 20th of March, while spring is coming, representatives from the national ministries and from the European Commission met in Brussels at the Standing Committee on the Food Chain and Animal Health (1).... Read more

Bee Life activity report 2014: Beekeepers protecting bees and their environment

Let’s us work together...For bees!... for life! Bee Life has the pleasure to present you its Activity report 2014 Across Europe, beekeepers, are just one small part of the farming economy. But beekeeping involves a huge number of... Read more

CAP and Pollinators

How can we ensure the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) respects pollinators? Bees can help us to reach this objective. The CAP and Pollinators document covers recommendations for the implementation of the CAP 2014-2020 and for the orientation of... Read more

Austria and Hungary advocate for food and environmental contamination instead of promoting alternatives to pesticides

Joint Press Release - PAN- Europe and Bee Life In yesterday's and today’s agricultural council, the Austrian and the Hungarian delegations will suggest to allow more pesticides in EU’s maize sector under the excuse of needing to eradicate a... Read more

Videos: ‘Pollinator-Friendly-Farming’ for Europe : a must

Bee Life European Beekeeping Coordination is pleased to present three videos: “Neonicotinoid Insecticides: A Justified Ban”, “Warnings from the Field” and “A Future for both Bees and People”. This trilogy includes... Read more

Beekeepers protests in Romania against neonicotinoids and fipronil

Bucarest, 9 october 2014. Friday 9 october a delegation of beekeepers protested in front of the Agricultural Ministry in Bucharest where the conference 'Forum for the Future of Agriculture' was taking place. Romania is one of the few countries in... Read more

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