Last year, I wrote about neonicotinoids in Australia, and the myth that Australia’s honeybees are having no problems caused by this group of pesticides.
I thought it was high time I updated my readers with other news that came out of Australia last year.
EFSA were not the only government agency investigating neonicotinoids – the Australian Environment Agency conducted their own review into the risks of this set of poisons to our bees.
In a report:
"Consideration of Testing Requirements and Label Statements In Relation to the Impact of Pesticides on the Health of Honey Bees and other Insect Pollinators"
they set out the areas of investigation:
If you have no time to read the report, you may at least like to look at the conclusion, from which I have copied and pasted a comment here:
This is in line with the EFSA conclusions of last year.
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