Court Fails to Protect Bees and Beekeepers from Toxic Pesticides

A judge in the Northern District of California delivered a crushing blow to the nation’s beekeepers and imperiled honey bees. The judge ruled against the beekeepers and public interest advocates in a lawsuit seeking to protect honey bees and the broader environment from unregulated harms caused by the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) lax policies for seeds coated with certain insecticides known to cause massive die-offs of honey bees.
Northern California, CA, USA
Issue: Food Safety Typology: Laws
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