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Environmental Audit Committee takes further oral evidence on insects and insecticides

30 January 2013

The Environmental Audit Committee will hold its sixth public evidence session of its inquiry, Insects and Insecticides at 2.15 pm on Wednesday 30 January in Committee Room 6, Palace of Westminster

First, Bayer CropScience will provide its view on the recent risk assessments of neonicotinoids by the European Food Safety Authority and on the environmental fate of the neonicotinoids insecticide imidacloprid. Secondly, Professor Vyvyan Howard will give evidence on the impact of pesticides on human health and his experience as a former Member of the UK Advisory Committee on Pesticides.

Witnesses

At 2.15pm

  • Dr Julian Little, Government Affairs, Bayer CropScience
  • Dr Christina Garside, Bayer CropScience

At 3pm

  • Professor Yyvyan Howard, University of Ulster

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