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Ban of pesticides chlorpyrifos and chlorpyrifos-methyl

pesticidi

10.1.2020 – Following today’s decision by the European Commission, the use of pesticides chlorpyrifos and chlorpyrifos-methyl will no longer be allowed on the European market. The Commission thus concluded that the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has confirmed that pesticides have adverse effects on human health, cause, in particular, damage to inherited material and have [...]

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Ban to use three bee poisons outdoors

bees

27.4.2018 – Today, Member States’ representatives in a Standing Committee have backed a proposal by the European Commission to further restrict the use of three active substances (imidacloprid, clothianidin and thiamethoxam, known as “neonicotinoids”) for which a scientific review concluded that their outdoor use harms bees. The protection of bees is an important issue for [...]

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