EFSA to assess emergency authorisations of bee-harming pesticides

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) will look into the recent spate of emergency authorisations for neonicotinoid pesticides adopted by member states in a bid to protect Europe’s sugar beet crop.

by Simon Pickstone
A farmer offloads sugar beet harvest in the Auvergne region, November 2019. Farmers warn that their crop is threatened by a virus carried by aphids. Photo by Thierry Zoccolan / AFP / Getty Images
A farmer offloads sugar beet harvest in the Auvergne region, November 2019. Farmers warn that their crop is threatened by a virus carried by aphids. Photo by Thierry Zoccolan / AFP / Getty Images

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