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21 February 2017 While the European Union is under attack on its ban on neonics and fipronil, beekeepers keep suffering from these chemicals around the globe...

On 15, 16 and 17 February 2017, Bayer, Syngenta and BASF have brought the European Commission to court for partly banning, in 2013, highly bee-toxic insecticides: 3 neonicotinoids and fipronil. In the meantime, around the globe, beekeepers keep facing dramatic honey bee colony losses because these pesticides are still heavily used.


In Court las week, we could here the industry providing as an argument that in Australie, there are no varroa, that neonics and fipronil were highly used and that Australian bees were doing just fine. Another lie from the pesticide industry as this recent death of 500 honey bee colonies because of the use of fipronil can show.


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