By Robert Arnason, The Western Producer, June 8th, 2017 

Agency seeks more information before rendering a decision on imidacloprid use in Canada

Health Canada won’t issue a final decision on whether it will ban imidacloprid for at least six months, says a horticultural industry representative.

Last November, the Pest Management Regulatory Agency proposed to ban the use of imidacloprid, a neonicotinoid insecticide, because it was accumulating in water near agricultural land. That was reportedly putting aquatic insects at risk and threatening animals that rely on those insects for food.

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