The Bulgarian coordinators for the European Citizens' Initiative for the prohibition of bee-harming pesticides have submitted a petition with this request to Bulgaria's Ministry of Regional Development today to adopt a ban on such pesticides. The..
100 tons of pesticides, a large part of which buried on the territory of the entire country were found during inspections for improperly stored plant protection products, BNR’s Horizont channel reports. A large part of the hazardous..
Disposal of bulk quantities of pesticides, which are in critical condition, has started on the territory of the whole of Bulgaria. This was stated by the Minister of Environment and Water Emil Dimitrov during an inspection of such a site in Pleven..
Traders, importers and producers of fruit and vegetables from southwestern Bulgaria have sent an open letter to Prime Minister Boyko Borissov, demanding an urgent meeting with him. The reason is an order by the Bulgarian Food Safety Agency, which..
The Bulgarian Food Safety Agency has intercepted and banned the sale of 24,478 tons of imported vegetables – peppers and tomatoes – from third countries with an excessive level of pesticide residue. The vegetables will be destroyed or returned to..
The Bulgarian Food Safety Agency banned the sale of over 20 tons of vegetables with increased pesticide content imported from non-EU countries. The food safety agency banned 17 tons of cabbage and 4 tons of cucumbers. The whole quantity will be..
Honey production in 2018 has dropped by about 60% on average, Nikolay Kumenov, chairman of the Federation of Bulgarian Beekeepers in Bulgaria told the BNR. As a reason for the fall, he pointed out higher rainfall during the year. Another reason is the..