Bayer fights for Belt pesticide approval

After EPA tried to cancel pesticide registration, Bayer formally asked for a hearing before EPA's administrative judge.

Bayer has refused a request by the Environmental Protection Agency to voluntarily cancel the uses of flubendiamide in the U.S. and instead will seek a review of the product’s registration in an administrative law hearing. On March 31, it formally asked for a hearing before EPA’s administrative law judge.

EPA asked Bayer to voluntarily withdraw its registrations for flubendiamide-containing products, making them unavailable to growers in the U.S. Bayer rejected that request and, as

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