Flupyradifurone : second bee-toxic neonicotinoid authorized by DG Sante in 3 months...

PAN-Europe and Bee Life PRESS RELEASE Brussels, 13 November 2015 Flupyradifurone : second bee-toxic neonicotinoid authorized by DG Sante in 3 months... As we learned today, on 9 October 2015, the European Commission and Member States have... Read more

‘Post-Neonic, “What Next? symposium

After the successful conference held at the Assemblée Nationale on 24th June in Paris, a second ‘Post-Neonics, “What Next? symposium was held in Berlin at the v. Humboldt University on 1st December 2015. With 135 participants from all over... Read more

Bee Life challenges the authorization of sulfoxaflor at EU Court of Justice

COMMUNIQUÉ DE PRESSE Louvain la Neuve, 3 Novembre 2015 Le 22 Octobre 2015, Bee Life, UNAAPI et PAN Europe ont introduit conjointement un recours devant la Cour de justice de l’Union européenne contre l’autorisation du sulfoxaflor. Ce... Read more

European attempts to say no to Sulfoxaflor, another systemic insecticide just authorised by the Commission

PRESS RELEASE Bruxelles, 14 October 2015 On the 27 July 2015, the EU Commission and EU Member States agreed to authorise the release of a new bee-killing insecticide, Sulfoxaflor, onto the market, despite warnings from scientists. The... Read more

European Food Safety Agency confirms that neonicotinoid insecticides still pose a grave threat for bees

PRESS RELEASE The European Food Safety Agency (EFSA) recently published its conclusions on the risk of neonicotinoids to bees via applications including spray, stem/soil injection or drip irrigation (seed coatings and granules were... Read more

Countrywide field study highlights negative effects of neonicotinoids on bees

A new study published in Nature has just found a correlation between the death of honeybee colonies and the use of neonicotinoid pesticides in the UK. The fact that bees’ chronic exposure to neonicotinoid insecticides reduces their survival is... Read more

Shock and dismay as the EU allows a new bee-killing insecticide

Press Release Shock and dismay as the EU allows a new bee-killing insecticide When would policymakers learn from past decisions? On 27th July 2015, the European Commission and EU Members States authorised a new neonicotinoid, SULFOXAFLOR... Read more

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