Chemical giant Bayer challenging Europe’s neonicotinoids ban

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Bayer will appeal…the recent ruling of the General Court of the European Union (EU) to ban neonicotinoids.

[T]he German multinational pharmaceutical company stated that it is concerned that the verdict, announced in April, could have far-reaching consequences for the certainty and predictability of active substance approvals in the EU.

Bayer also outlined that it stands by the safety of its products – which have been approved by regulatory bodies around the globe – and reiterates the value that neonicotinoids have for farmers in managing pests effectively.

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By appealing against the verdict, Bayer aims to ensure that some general interpretations of the crop protection law established by the court are re-considered.

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