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Two insecticides a risk for human nervous system: EU

Brussels — The EU warned Tuesday that two widely used insecticides, one of which has already been implicated in bee population decline, may pose a risk to human health. The neonicotinoid insecticides acetamiprid and imidacloprid “may affect the developing human … Continue reading

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The Award of Shame: Vote to Save the Bees!

Switzerland – On November 26, online voting for the public eye Awards opened; the competition that puts the spotlight on corporations with a dismal record in terms of social and environmental responsibility.  Commonly referred to as “awards of shame”, the initiative was … Continue reading

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German company challenges EU pesticide ban

German company challenges EU pesticide ban German chemicals group BASF said it launched a legal challenge against the European Commission’s ban of BASF’s insecticide fipronil, imposed in July on concern its use as seed treatment is linked to declining bee … Continue reading

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