Keyword: neonicotinoid


ECJ Says Treated Seeds not Exempt from Neonic Ban

23.01.2023 -

In what some see as a landmark decision, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) in Luxembourg has ruled that EU member states should no longer be allowed to grant temporary...


Neonics Said to Cut Bee Sperm by 40%

29.07.2016 - A new study of male honeybees (drones) conducted by a doctoral candidate at the University of Bern, Switzerland, shows that two neonicotinoid insecticides, thiamethoxam and...


Syngenta Contests EU Move to Restrict Thiamethoxam

29.08.2013 - Swiss agrochemicals giant Syngenta has filed a legal challenge to a decision by the EU Commission (EC) to restrict application of thiomethoxam, one of the active ingredients in...


Syngenta, Bayer Pesticides Pose Honeybee Threat

17.01.2013 - Three widely-used pesticides made by Switzerland's Syngenta and Germany's Bayer pose an acute risk to honeybees, the European Union's food safety watchdog said on Wednesday, but...


Pesticides Put Bumblebee Colonies at Risk of Failure

22.10.2012 - Pesticides used in farming are also killing worker bumblebees and damaging their ability to gather food, meaning colonies that are vital for plant pollination are more likely to...