International Sugar Journal

Germany – Emergency approval of neonicotinoids insecticides granted for sugar beet production [Full subscriber]

The Federal Office of Consumer Protection and Food Safety (BVL) issued in mid-March emergency authorization for the use of neonicotinoid insecticides in sugar beet, according to local press reports.

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Germany – Industry group WVZ applies for emergency approval for neonics use in 2022 [Full subscriber]

Germany’s sugar industry association WVZ has applied to the Federal Office for Consumer Protection and Food Safety (BVL) for the use of neonic thiamethoxam in sugar beet, according to local press reports.

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UK – Sugar beet growers get emergency authorisation for the neonic acetamiprid [Full subscriber]

Health and Safety Executive has issued emergency authorisation for the use of InSyst (acetamiprid) on sugar beet following an application by the NFU and British Sugar.

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UK – Sugar beet growers granted the use of neonic Biscaya [Full subscriber]

Emergency Authorisation application from British Sugar and the National Farmers’ Union’s Sugar Board (NFU Sugar), supported by the British Beet Research Organisation (BBRO), for the use of the neonic Biscaya on sugar beet in spring 2020 has been approved by Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.

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UK – Beet growers granted emergency authorization to use neonic thiacloprid against aphids [Full subscriber]

Beet growers have been granted the 120-day emergency authorisation for the use of Biscaya (thiacloprid) against peach-potato aphids to prevent virus yellows infection. The special permission expires on 15 August.

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