Government Posturing on Pesticides a Busted Flush

Damian Carrington writes a good piece in the Guardian describing how the EFSA have concluded that the much trumpeted ‘evidence’ that UK government ministers constantly quote supporting neonics is, in fact, worthless.  He says:

The trump card waved by the UK government in its doomed opposition to the Europe-wide suspension of three bee-harming pesticides has been confirmed as nothing more than a joker.

More here.

Gareth, Cotswolds

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This entry was posted in Ecosystem, EFSA, Environment, EU, Food Safety, Insecticides, Pesticides, Precautionary Principle. Bookmark the permalink.

One Response to Government Posturing on Pesticides a Busted Flush

  1. Julia says:

    Thanks, and here is a link to a recent article found on ABC news regarding a pesticide called “safari”
    http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/headlines/2013/06/more-than-25000-bees-die-in-oregon/

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