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.
EFSA is to assess a report by the International Agency for Research on Cancer which concludes that the herbicide glyphosate is probably carcinogenic to humans.
EFSA is holding an info session in November 2015 to present a statement on the refined methodology of estimating consumers’ exposure to food enzymes.
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