Canada to phase out crop chemicals linked to bee deaths

FILE PHOTO - Bees from one of Calvin Parsons' colonies are seen near Meskanaw, Saskatchewan, May 26, 2007. REUTERS/Dave Stobbe

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (Reuters) – The Canadian government said on Wednesday it would move to restrict use of two types of crop chemicals that have been linked to deaths of aquatic insects and bees, in a victory for environmentalists and the latest setback for companies that sell the pesticides. Health Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) […]

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