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Neonicotinoids - Research and Stewardship
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In August 2012 the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) announced that it would conduct a review to look at the use of Neonicotinoid insecticides in Australia (http://www.apvma.gov.au/news_media/chemicals/neonics.php)This work included a consideration of current data requirements for testing of insecticides and the adequacy of current bee warnings on pesticide product labels... One of the draft recommendations arising from the APVMA "s overview report stated.. The APVMA in partnership with other agencies should consider holding a 1-day symposium for a wide range of stakeholders...