Benoît Vaessen v. Wallonne Region Reference : 220.857 Complaint date : May 30, 2012 Status : Final judgment Place of jurisdiction : Belgium, Brussels Plaintiffs types : Farmers Plaintiffs names : Benoît Vaessen Defendants : Wallonne Region Lawyers for Health and Environmental Justice : D. Dubois Case nature : Administrative Type(s), Product(s), Active substance(s) : Amistar, Infinito, Fungicide Requests : Suspension of the execution of the administrative decision of the Public Service of Wallonia of 04/11/2012, which maintains the previous decision of Certysis of 12/7/2011 to temporarily declassify fields of organic potato cultivation following the use of an unauthorized pesticide. Name of the Court : Council of State of Brussels, Belgium Jurisdiction level : Court Decision date : October 2, 2012 Decision nature : No description Decision content : The request to suspend the temporary downgrading of organic potato plots due to the use of an unauthorized pesticide is denied. Legal basis : Court Ruling : Link to the ruling Summary : The plaintiff, after spraying the pesticide Amistar, which he thought was authorized, on some of his organic potato plots, lost his organic certification. He contests this declassification. The hearing takes place on September 20, 2012. On October 2, 2012, the judge states that the plaintiff has not demonstrated the existence of irreversible material harm jeopardizing his economic activity and has not proven a risk of serious and difficult to repair harm. Consequently, he dismisses the plaintiff's claim. Scientific references : No scientifice reference for this case. Related links : No related link for this case.