Flupyradifurone : second bee-toxic neonicotinoid authorized by DG Sante in 3 months...
PAN-Europe and Bee Life
Brussels, 13 November 2015
Flupyradifurone : second bee-toxic neonicotinoid authorized by DG Sante in 3 months... As we learned today, on 9 October 2015, the European Commission and Member States have authorised Flupyradifurone, a new neonicotinoid insecticide. Again, this substance did not go under any proper evaluation for its chronic and sub- lethal toxicity on honey bees or wild bees. As it did in July on Sulfoxaflor, DG Sante disregarded the risk posed by this systemic and persistent insecticide on pollinators.
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