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Syngenta urges European Commission to retract neonicotinoid proposal

9:15 AM MST | February 15, 2013 | Natasha Alperowicz

Syngenta today requested that the European Commission retracts its proposal to restrict the use of neonicotinoid technology after revealing that the European Food Safety Authority’s (EFSA; Parma, Italy) report on the risks to bees from its use was fundamentally flawed. Syngenta says it has submitted a response to the EFSA report in January, which showed that EFSA failed to consider key information proving the safety of thiamethoxam (TMX) seed treatment for use on crops such as canola and sunflower.    Further review has now shown that EFSA based...

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