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August 2016 News Release Archive | Emory University School of Law

New tests find significant decrease in bee-killing pesticides in "bee-friendly" plants

New tests find significant decrease in bee-killing pesticides in "bee-friendly" plants

A report released today showed a significant decrease in the number of "bee-friendly" home garden plants sold at major retailers that have been pre-treated with pesticides shown to harm and kill bees. The study was conducted by Friends of the Earth and Pesticide Research Institute and allies, including the Turner Environmental Law Clinic.