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European Commission proceeds with ban on neonicotinoids

5:19 AM MDT | May 3, 2013 | —Michael Ravenscroft

The European Commission, following a vote by EU member states, will proceed with a plan to restrict the use of three neonicotinoids used as insecticides on a variety of crops, including sunflowers, corn, and canola. The restriction will be in place for two years. Neonicotinoids in pesticides are believed to be harmful to honeybees. Neonicotinoids are nicotine-like chemicals that act on the nervous system. The compounds are clothianidin and imidachloprid, each produced by Bayer CropScience; and the Syngenta product thiametoxam. The declining population of bees and...

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