Controversy over EU approval of insecticide

The European Commission has authorised the use of the broad-sprectrum insecticide cyantraniliprole (Cyazypyr, Benevia, Exirel) for 10 years despite warnings from the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) that it could pose a "high risk" to honeybees.

by Gavin McEwan
Whitefly - image: Eran Finkle (CC BY 2.0)
Whitefly - image: Eran Finkle (CC BY 2.0)

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