May 11th, 2015
They Are Biocides, Not Pesticides -- And They Are Creating an Ecocide
By Andrew Kimbrell, Executive Director, Center for Food Safety
This article was originally published on The Huffington Post, May 4, 2015.
"A single corn kernel coated with a neonicotinoid can kill a song bird." As a long time environmental lawyer and campaigner, I should not have been stunned by that fact but I was. Shaking my head in dismay, I read on, "Even a tiny grain of wheat or canola treated with the ...neonicotinoid...