Monthly Archives: June 2007

Chinese honey now reported among import dangers

China is under fire for shipping to the U.S. honey tainted with a potentially life-threatening antibiotic as well as adulterating exports with sugar. Read more

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Queensland Police Charge Man Over Murder Of Beekeeper

Queensland police have charged a 33-year-old New South Wales man with the murder of a Woodford beekeeper on May 31. Read more

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No Buzzing in West Azarbaijan

Honeybees in over 90,000 hives have died in West Azarbaijan province since March, provincial Agricultural Jihad Department announced. Read more

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Trap’s secret: You catch more beetles with vinegar than honey

Winfred Trotter has seen firsthand what the small hive beetle can do to honeybee colonies. Read more

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Jerry Seinfeld Previews `Bee Movie’

Jerry Seinfeld continues to pollinate the public about “Bee Movie,” his first major project since “Seinfeld.” Read more

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Use honey next time you light the grill

Don’t think of honey as just a superb sweetener. It also makes for greater grilling. Read more

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Just let ‘em bee: aggressive Africanized bees play nice in Manatee

Africanized “killer” bees arrived locally several years ago. But for some reason, the critters with lightning tempers go into chill mode when they hit Manatee County. Read more

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Clemson expert invents trap to save honeybees

A Clemson University extension bee specialist has created a trap to help combat one predator of the honeybee — the small hive beetle. Read more

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Researchers investigate pesticides, microorganisms in bee study; beekeepers avoid some fields

Scientists investigating a mysterious ailment that has killed many of the nation’s honeybees are concentrating on pesticides and microorganisms as possible causes of the disorder, and some beekeepers are refusing to place their hives near chemically treated fields. Read more

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Police probe beekeeper, honey link

Police are investigating the possibility that a Queensland beekeeper was killed for his honey. Read more

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