Insecticide 'unacceptable' danger to bees, report finds
Thu, 17/01/2013 - 14:44 — smashdracs
Campaigners say the conclusion by the European Food Safety Authority is a 'death knell' for neonicotinoid pesticides
The world's most widely used insecticide has for the first time been officially labelled an "unacceptable" danger to bees feeding on flowering crops. Environmental campaigners say the conclusion, by Europe's leading food safety authority, sounds the "death knell" for the insect nerve agent.