2016 Bee Week

PRESS RELEASE - Louvain la Neuve, June 21, 2016 The 2016 Bee Week took place between the 13th and 16th of June in the European Parliament on the initiative of the Bulgarian MEP Mariya Gabriel (EPP). It was its 5th edition, and the second... Read more

Thiacloprid honey: European beekeepers oppose the raising of Maximum Residues Limits (continue...)

PRESS RELEASE - Louvain la Neuve, April 27, 2016 Recently, the Commission and EU member states agreed to raise the Maximum Residue Limit (MRL), for the pesticide thiacloprid in honey, to 0.2 mg/kg. As a direct result, bees, pollinators and... Read more

Biodiversity at the French National Assembly: neonicotinoid insecticides banned but ... in two years

The fate of bees is again in the hands of the French National Assembly. Courageously, in March 17, 2016, the deputies decided a ban on neonicotinoids, these bee-killers, effective from September 1, 2018. The Assembly finally takes its... Read more

Thiacloprid honey: European beekeepers against rising Maximum Residues Limits

PRESS RELEASE Louvain la Neuve, March 7, 2016 Thiacloprid honey: European beekeepers against rising Maximum Residues Limits On March 1, the EFSA issued a positive opinion on the change of the Maximum Residue Limit (MRL) in honey of... Read more

Syngenta : between pesticides and lies

COMMUNIQUÉ DE PRESSE Bruxelles, 28 Janvier 2016 Syngenta : entre pesticides et mensonges Récemment, deux chercheurs de Syngenta ont critiqué une publication scientifique de chercheurs indépendants mettant en évidence la contamination... Read more

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

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