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Latest News and Docs

Brexit Update - Sean Rickard Economic outlook for dairy sector 20 May 2017: 20 May 2017

Notes of a presentation delivered to a group of feed supplier companies supporting the dairy industry. Sean Rickard’s presentation provides a summary of the Macroeconomic outlook for the sector in light of Brexit.

CP17-010 Neonicotinoids: an update on Commission proposals to introduce further restrictions : 19 May 2017

At the end of March 2017 the Commission put forward a proposal to restrict all outdoor uses of clothianidin, imidacloprid and thiamethoxam, including seed treatments. The only use proposed is ‘in permanent greenhouses where the crop stays its entire life cycle within the greenhouse and thus is not replanted outside’.

CP17-012 Commission decision to classify insect monitoring traps as biocides: 19 May 2017

At the beginning of May the Commission issued an implementing decision which proposed classifying monitoring traps treated with or intentionally incorporating an active substance to attract harmful organisms as biocidal products.