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EU-wide restrictions on pesticides harmful to Europe’s honeybee population enter into force on 1 December, 2013

Brussels, 27-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — A restriction on the use of three pesticides belonging to the neonicotinoid family was today adopted by the Commission. These pesticides (clothianidin, imidacloprid and thiametoxam) were identified as being harmful to Europe’s honeybee population. This restriction will … Read the full press release

The EC to proceed with plan to better protect bees from pesticides

Brussels, 2-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Today, EU Member States did not reach a qualified majority – either in favour or against – in the Appeal Committee1 which discussed a Commission proposal to restrict the use of 3 neonicotinoid insecticides. Tonio Borg, Health and Consumer Commissioner, said: “Although a majority of Member States now … Read the full press release