A clear majority of EU countries have
supported the European Commission proposal to temporarily ban three pesticides
that are scientifically shown to be harmful to bees: imidacloprid and
clothianidin, produced by chemical company Bayer, and thiamethoxam, produced by
Fruit and vegetables sold by Tesco in China carry illegal levels of pesticides
Evan Brooks blogs about Greenpeace East Asia’s investigation into pesticides on Tesco produce.
After three years of independent testing, produce sold at Tesco supermarkets in China continues to show levels of pesticides far above the legal limit. When is Tesco going to wake up and smell the chemically-doused produce?