During my daily news scanning for apinews
i found this:
AUSTIN - Agriculture Commissioner Susan Combs announced today that the Texas Department of Agriculture has been granted approval by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to issue a Section 18 specific exemption allowing the use of the formulated product ApiLife VAR containing thymol, eucalyptus oil and L-menthol in beehives to control varroa mites (Varroa spp.).
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I don't know the laws of the US very well. Haven't these methods been tried for a while? Does this just mean it has been legal to sell
it as a treatment?