21 Jan '13, 4pm

Why Isn’t The EPA Doing Something About Bee-Killing Insecticides?

Why Isn’t The EPA Doing Something About Bee-Killing Insecticides?

What do France , Germany, Italy, Austria and Slovenia have in common? They’ve all taken action to suspend or restrict the use of insecticides that have been linked to the rapid and devastating decline in global bee populations . Even Britain is currently taking steps to assess the risk to bees. The United States remains the only major nation to turn a deaf ear to cries for action. And the global community wants to know why. A just-released series of reports by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) found that the main neonicotinoid insecticides — clothianidin, thiamethoxam and imidacloprid — present both acute and chronic risks to the survival of honey bees and other beneficial insects. Previously, the U.S.-based Center for Food Safety (CFS) has urged the EPA to suspend use of these insecticides until it can rule out their damaging effects. The response makes molasses l...

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