In conversations with a couple people about CCD, the following items have come up. It could be factual, could be hysteria, could be rumors, could be personal agendas playing into this. Just would like to see what other think, what they know, and hopefully we can learn something...
1)Bayer controls/owns the research labs we look for in getting answers. That the kind of facilities to do testing is very limited.
2) The EPA let very loose quality guidelines pass in approval of neonicotinoids. These were suppose to be the next generation of pesticides replacing the "harder" chemicals that were previously used. But apparently real data and testing failed to make the grade.
3) That at the moment, support for re-evaluating neonicotinoids are being looked at from very high levels(Don't ask). But everyone is scared crapless about playing hardball with the chemical companies.
4)That findings/discussions/research in neonicotinoids is further than what most realize but its a matter of lining up the ducks, not sticking necks out too far, and making DANG SURE, before anyone makes concrete statements.
5)That apparently the whole neonicotinoid "story" is going to be far worse than anyone expected. With major implications and information that would "blow your mind".
So, what do you know? Comments?