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March 9, 2021: Justice Pesticides has produced, with the financial support of the Greens/EFA group in the European Parliament, a summary of court cases involving neonicotinoid pesticides in Europe and around the world. Widely used since the 1980s and 1990s, neonicotinoids are extremely toxic insecticides in infinitesimal doses. In spite of their danger to the… Read More

February 1, 2021: Justice Pesticides undertakes the initiative to deliver to you regularly (every two months) a short newsletter containing judicial, legislative and Civil Society Organizations news regarding pesticides in the world, and initiatives to fight against these global poisons. We hope that you will find this information interesting and useful. Please share this newsletter… Read More

Press release from our partner ECCHR: On December 15, the Swiss OECD National Contact Point (NCP) accepted the complaint against agrochemical company Syngenta over alleged pesticide poisonings in the central Indian region of Yavatmal caused by the company’s insecticide Polo*. The complaint was filed on behalf of 51 affected families on 17 September 2020 by the… Read More

Worldwide poisonings up from 25 million in 1990 to 385 million today Press release from Pesticides Action Network International, December 9, 2020 In a comprehensive study released today, scientists report that pesticide poisonings on farms around the world have risen dramatically since the last global assessment 30 years ago. Based on an evaluation of available poisoning data… Read More

Paris, 10/28/2020 : After the deputies, the Senate has just given its green light to the reauthorization of neonicotinoid insecticides after a very divisive debate. Despite the determined opposition of many senators, a majority (of 56 votes) decided to ratify a decision that undermines an already  very reduced biodiversity and the sustainability of our farming… Read More