Bayer sues European governments over ban on pesticides blamed for bee deaths

From Sum of Us:

Zombie bee photo via sum of us website

“Bayer has just sued the European Commission to overturn a ban on the pesticides that are killing millions of bees around the world. A huge public push won this landmark ban only months ago — and we can’t sit back and let Big Pesticide overturn it while the bees vanish.

Bayer and Syngenta, two of the world’s largest chemical corporations, claim that the ban is “unjustified” and “disproportionate.” But clear scientific evidence shows their products are behind the massive bee die-off that puts our entire food chain in peril. 

Just last month, 37 million bees were discovered dead on a single Canadian farm. And unless we act now, the bees will keep dying. We have to show Bayer now that we won’t tolerate it putting its profits ahead of our planet’s health. If this giant corporation manages to bully Europe into submission, it would spell disaster for the bees….”

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2 responses to “Bayer sues European governments over ban on pesticides blamed for bee deaths

  1. Pingback: Bayer suing the European Commission to overturn its pesticides ban… | huttriverofnz

  2. Vaso

    If science doesn’t give you the results you want you can always buy a judge. I haven’t seen any field trials from Bayer or Syngenta are they going to prove their case using theories?

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