22 AUG 2018

PoshBee has been officially approved to receive funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 773921. The project will officially start in June 2018 and will run for 5 years. Standing for "Pan-european assessment, monitoring, and mitigation of stressors on the health of bees", PoshBee aims to support healthy bee populations, sustainable beekeeping and pollination across Europe. Integrating the knowledge and experience of...

1 MAR 2018

EFSA’s updated risk assessments on the potential risks to bees from neonicotinoid pesticides was published on 28 February 2018. The assessments for clothianidin, imidacloprid and thiamethoxam was finalised following a final round of consultation with pesticide experts in the Member States. The European Commission imposed restrictions on the use of clothianidin, imidacloprid and thiamethoxam in 2013 following earlier risk assessments carried out by EFSA. Find the updated report...