Category Archives: North America

Zombie honeybees discovered in Washington state

A novice beekeeper in Washington state said this week that he’s found evidence that a parasite which takes control of honeybees much like an imagined “zombie” virus is spreading into new areas, according to The Seattle Times. Read More

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Cocaine Found in Cream, Honey Jars at Dulles Airport

The creativity of those trying to sneak drugs into the U.S. was on full display Saturday when U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at Dulles International Airport found cocaine inside double-walled jars of cream and honey. Read More

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Buffalo State “Silence of the Bees”

Buffalo State College recently installed pollinator gardens on its campus in response to the continued threat of colony collapse disorder that we are seeing throughout the world. Read More

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Zombie flies threaten Northwest honeybees

Researcher finds bees infected in Oregon Read More

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Obama Homebrews White House Honey Ale For Medal Of Honor Recipient

For his Wednesday evening beer summit with Medal of Honor winner Marine Sgt. Dakota Meyer, President Obama served up some of the White House’s own homebrewed Honey Ale. Les mer

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Once Underground, Local Beekeepers Hold a Honey Festival

In the 18 months since city health officials reversed a ban, New York City beekeeping has gone from an illegal activity to one so robust and celebrated that it’s getting its own festival. The First Annual New York City Honey … Continue reading

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Swarm of 60,000 angry bees attack wheelchair-bound man and three others who try to save him

Thousands of angry bees attacked a man in a wheelchair, sending him and three others who came to his aid to hospital. The attack in the southern California city of Santa Ana also shut down a street and forced the … Continue reading

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/ Utah News From The Daily Herald Newspaper / Utah And World News – The Daily Herald / Local News / Government And Politics Utah lawmaker wants raw honey clearly labeled

A Utah lawmaker wants to clearly label honey so consumers know if they are getting raw honey that has not been heated. Read more

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US expected to stop imports of Australian bees

A key export market for live bees could be closed for good because of the Asian honeybee infestation. Read more

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Hawaii’s honey production down 19 percent, prices reach record high

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service Hawaii Field Office (NASS), Hawaii’s honey production in 2010 dropped 19 percent from the previous year to 770,000 lbs. Read more

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