Pesticide safety limit watered down after industry lobbying
Proposed safety limits for a toxic pesticide used on salmon farms have been made 23 times weaker after behind-the-scenes pressure from the industry.
Fish farming industry bids to relax limits on toxic pesticide
The multinational salmon farming industry has been pushing behind the scenes for environmental limits on a toxic pesticide to be 100 times weaker than government regulators recommend.
How the Scottish Government ‘nuanced’ away fish farm pesticide ban
The Scottish Government put pressure on its environmental watchdog to drop a plan to ban a toxic pesticide so as not to upset the fish farming industry.
Scottish Government under fire for helping block pesticide ban
The Scottish Government has been accused of intervening to block a ban on a toxic pesticide after pressure from the fish farming industry.
Revealed: secret role of US drug company in fish farm pesticide row
The Scottish Government allowed a US drug company to secretly rubbish a scientific study blaming one of its pesticides for killing wildlife.