Aldi has banned bee-harming pesticides from fruit and vegetables sold in its German stores.
They should also protect bees in the UK from toxic neonicotinoid pesticides.
Science has shown time after time that neonic pesticides are dangerous to bees and other pollinators such as butterflies.
Aldi UK's head office hasn’t pledged to ban neonicotinoids. The supermarket chain has said it'll look at its pesticide policy – especially in relation to pollinators like bees.
What we eat would be very different without bees. They pollinate about 75% of our crops, including:
By banning bee-harming pesticides supermarkets, like Aldi, can play a big part in protecting our bees.
It’s vital that we tell Aldi we want them to take action to help our bees and keep toxic pesticides out of its products.