Generations Futures v. ANSES

1704688
November 14, 2017
Provisional judgment
France, Nice

Environmental NGOs
Générations Futures
ANSES (Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety)
François Lafforgue

Administrative
Summary proceedings
Insecticide, Neonicotinoid, Sulfoxaflor, Closer
Cancel ANSES's decision to authorize the neonicotinoid insecticide Closer with all legal consequences.
Administrative of Nice, France
Court

November 24, 2017
Positive
The magistrate requests the provisional suspension of the Closer insecticide pending the judgment on the merits of the case.
National law

11.24.2017, the court temporarily suspends the sulfoxaflor-based neonicotinoid insecticide Closer, pending the judgment on the merits of the case. Générations Futures has sued ANSES for its marketing authorization of the insecticide, even though confirmatory information on the safety of this product on bees had not yet been sent to the Commission.