Neonicotinoid Pesticides Have Caused a Huge Surge in the Toxicity of US Agriculture

STORY AT-A-GLANCE A majority of soybean, corn, canola and sunflower seeds planted in the U.S. are precoated with neonicotinoid insecticides, also known as “neonics.” More than half of garden plants attractive to bees sold at garden centers are also pretreated with these toxic pesticidesNeonics have been shown to threaten the entire food chain, having toxic … Continue reading Neonicotinoid Pesticides Have Caused a Huge Surge in the Toxicity of US Agriculture