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Europe Daily Bulletin No. 12214

15 March 2019
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EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT PLENARY / Environment
European Parliament opposes increase in EU thresholds for neonicotinoid bee killers under CETA
Brussels, 14/03/2019 (Agence Europe)

On Wednesday 13 March in Strasbourg, the European Parliament opposed the Commission's proposal to raise the maximum authorised residue limits for several neonicotinoid pesticides - including clothianidin, the active substance of a bee-killing pesticide, thiacloprid and haloxyfop-R, a herbicide toxic to human health. 

The Commission's objective includes a tenfold increase in the maximum residue limit for clothianidin to allow the importation of potatoes from Canada under the Comprehensive...

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