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The Honey You Should Never Buy – It May Be Tainted with Lead and Antibiotics

Source: Mercola Bees have been dying off around the world for more than a decade now, a phenomenon that has been named “Colony Collapse Disorder,” or CCD. The U.S. and the U.K. both reported losing a third of their honeybees … Continue reading

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Banner week in bee science: Zombie flies & poisonous ‘planter exhaust’

Source: Panna The online journal PLoS One released two bee studies last week: one on an old parasite newly found in honey bees, the other confirming that bees are being poisoned by the controversial pesticide clothianidinin and around the 88 … Continue reading

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Is the Cellphone Killing the Honeybee?

Jeff Bertolucci PC World Pity the poor honeybee. Since 2003, bee colonies around the globe have declining at an alarming rate. And since bees play a vital role in agricultural production, that’s bad news for us humans. Scientists suspect many … Continue reading

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