Issue Date: March 7, 2016 | Web Date: March 3, 2016
EPA to ban flubendiamide insecticide
The Environmental Protection Agency intends to cancel all uses of the pesticide flubendiamide, claiming that it poses a health risk to aquatic invertebrates, the agency announced on March 1.
Flubendiamide breaks down in the environment into a more toxic, persistent material that can harm several aquatic species, EPA says.
In February, EPA asked Bayer CropScience, which makes the pesticide, to . . .
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