Sale of pesticides neonicotinoids to be phased out by hardware, retail chains

Mike Foley
By Mike Foley
Updated January 26 2018 - 2:00am, first published 1:58am
Australian retail chains are following international precedent and responding to public pressure with pesticide bans. Photo Louie Douvis.

Expert opinion remains divided on the use of pesticides containing neonicotinoids, but companies are reacting to activist pressure to limit use of the chemical that is present in many Australian garden and agricultural chemical products.

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Mike Foley

Mike Foley

National rural reporter

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