NGO going to court over neonicotinoids review

Restrictions to bee-harming pesticides face another court challenge, this time from an NGO wanting the measures to be extended to better protect wild bees

Restrictions to bee-harming pesticides face another court challenge, this time from an NGO wanting the measures to be extended to better protect wild bees.

The NGO will ask the European court of justice to force the EU executive to review its decision to exclude winter cereal seed-coating from the neonicotinoids ban.

The European Commission has turned down a request for such a review from PAN Europe and French small farmers’ association Confédération Paysanne.

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