• Pesticide, Imidacloprid, Linked to Bee Colony Collapse – high-fructose corn syrup

    Date: 2012.04.19 | Category: Uncategorized | Tags:

    (This study will appear in the June issue of the Bulletin of Insectology.)

    ScienceDaily (Apr. 5, 2012) — The likely culprit in sharp worldwide declines in honeybee colonies since 2006 is imidacloprid, one of the most widely used pesticides, according to a new study from Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH).

    Bees can be exposed in two ways: through nectar from plants or through high-fructose corn syrup beekeepers use to feed their bees.

    ** Read the full article HERE.

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