EPA’s move clashes with new peer-reviewed study that cleared imidacloprid as sole cause of bee deaths.
EPA expedited review of oxalic acid.
Studies show no adverse effect on overall bee colony performance or overwintering ability when compared to untreated colonies.
Bill emphasizes the need for countermeasures against the Varroa mite, which has been identified as a major challenge to honey bee colony health.
Studies raise more questions than provide answers while perpetuating hazard-based precaution for regulators and unfounded fear for consumers.
Federal agencies to be charged with expanding efforts and taking new steps to reverse pollinator losses.
RegWest’s Amanda Poole comments on new labeling requirements, neonicotinoids and changes to the Worker Protection Standard.
Crop protection products are subject to more than 120 health, safety and environmental tests to ensure their safety and effectiveness before receiving registration approval from EPA.