Hot water treatment is a reliable method for controlling Xylella fastidiosa in dormant grapevine planting material, EFSA has concluded.
EFSA is asking national authorities, research bodies, industry and other interested organisations to submit new information on the risk to bees from the insecticide fipronil. Deadline: 15 January 2016.
This October, food safety experts from across the globe will attend EFSA’s 2nd scientific conference, at the World EXPO 2015 in Milan. The conference has two major themes: ‘assessment science’ and ‘science, innovation and society’.
Neonicotinoid pesticides applied as foliar sprays pose a risk to bees, EFSA has confirmed. The Authority has carried out new assessments of clothianidin, imidacloprid and thiamethoxam.
The Summit provides a platform for policy makers and scientists to address regulatory-research questions and discuss ways to use emerging and innovative technologies globally.
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