Health Canada has published proposed special review decisions related to risks to squash bees from neonicotinoids. A 45-day public consultation is now underway.
Potato growers in Ontario, Manitoba and Alberta are asked to send samples of Colorado potato beetle to a government entomologist to test for tolerance levels to selected registered insecticides.
Bayer has received maximum residue limits (MRLs) approval in the United States for its Vayego insecticide. These MRLs are harmonized with those in Canada, allowing for seamless export of crops such as potatoes.