News about Neonics and Pollinators

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Health Canada completed their re-evaluation of imidacloprid, clothianidin and thiamethoxam and is recommending changes to use pattern and label improvements to reduce risk to pollinators.  The recommended changes include a requirement for additional label statements on products used for seed treatment of cereal and legume crops.

Links to the re-evaluation decision are included below.

Health Canada Imidacloprid Re-evaluation Decision

Health Canada Clothianidin Re-evaluation Decision

Health Canada Thiamethoxam Re-evaluation Decision

Additional statement from Alberta Canola (courtesy of Farms.com)

https://www.farms.com/news/alberta-canola-welcomes-health-canada-s-neonic-decision-145320.aspx

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