The European Commission aims to halve the use of chemical pesticides by 2030 to prevent the decline of bee colonies.
Cases of food poisoning killing multiple people has been a problem in India. In 2013, 22 children died in a school in the eastern state of Bihar after eating food tainted with a pesticide that had been stored in a cooking oil container.
While trying to stop the spread of Zika-infested mosquitoes, officials in South Carolina killed millions of precious pollinating honeybees by blanketing the region with a powerful pesticide.
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