March 26th, 2013 - Lacy
A coalition of beekeepers and environmental groups have filed a lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency for its failure to protect pollinators from dangerous pesticides that have repeatedly been identified as highly toxic to honey bees. The group, represented by lawyers from the Center for Food Safety, seeks suspension of the registrations of these insecticides, including clothianidin and thiamethoxam, two chemicals produced by Syngenta and Bayer CropScience.
Read More:We Speak for the Bees: Activists Sue EPA Over Bee Deaths
January 22nd, 2013 - Jill Ettinger
Calling it “unacceptable,” the European Food Safety Authority has blamed the world’s most widely used insecticides for the threat they pose to bee populations.
Read More:EU Says World’s Most Popular Pesticide Causing Massive Honeybee Deaths
January 6th, 2011 - Jill Ettinger
In a recently leaked EPA document, the pesticide, Clothianidin, was revealed to be extremely toxic to honeybees causing their drastic and potentially irreversible decline in recent years.
Read More:Toxin Kills Bees and Poisons Food