This is part of the book “Stéphane Foucart et les néonicotinoïdes. The World and disinformation 1“, where I present the reasoning developed by the journalist in the corpus. What is said in this chapter is my view on what the journalist writes. All quotes are translated (by me), except the ones marked between [ ] in the french version (french quotes are to numerous to be marked in this one).

In the end, all these flaws would lead to a kind of fool’s game:

  • The tests, when there are any (see the Marketing authorization procedure in the absence of sufficient data), would underestimate the toxicity of phytosanitary products. Marketing authorizations can therefore be granted even to dangerous products.
  • The damage takes decades to be identified by complacent institutions.
  • The politicians also take forever to come up with solutions and, when he acts, it would be too late and insufficient.

In the meantime, pesticide producers would have had time to make their product profitable. Then, we would have to relaunch this fool’s game with each new molecule. In the end, it would be an organized destruction of biodiversity for the benefit of the agrochemical industry. These flaws could also be explained by the latter’s hold on institutions…