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UMF honey protection to tighten up in China

The protection of New Zealand’s lucrative UMF Honey exports to China has moved a step closer, with the signing this week of a memorandum of understanding between The Jiangsu Entry and Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau of the People’s Republic … Continue reading

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China Drug Watchdog Slams Propolis Claims on Blood Sugar

China’s Drug Watchdog Exposes Misleading Health Advertisements Read more

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Bee Venom Therapy Becoming Popular in China

An ancient therapy which involves bees stinging patients to cure their ailments is causing a buzz in China. Read more

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President of Chinese firm pleads guilty in ‘honey laundering’ case

The president of a Chinese honey company pleaded guilty Thursday to conspiring to illegally import honey into the United States, part of a case that has cast a spotlight on “honey laundering,” the importation of falsely-labeled honey. Read more

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Seattle defendant pleads guilty to importing tainted Chinese honey

A Chinese citizen accused of illegally importing honey to the United States — including one shipment tainted with antibiotics — pleaded guilty Wednesday in U.S. District Court at Seattle. Read more

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Bee my wife

A Chinese couple have got married wearing clothes made of thousands of living bees. Read more

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Charges Say Chinese Honey Evaded U.S. Duty

A Chinese national and a Seattle-area man have been charged with mislabeling honey from China in order to evade U.S. import duties. Read more

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Tainted Chinese honey renews calls for country-of-origin labeling

California honey producers are petitioning the government to include honey in so-called “country-of-origin” label requirements so consumers know where the jars of sweet stuff came from. Read More

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Soap. Is it needed for honey laundering? Watch those labels.

“”It changed even more Saturday night,” he said, “when some friends came over. They brought a small honey gift, and as we sat down to eat we decided to try it. One of our friends tried the gift on some … Continue reading

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Hand-pollination replaces bees in Sichuan

For 3,000 years, farmers in China’s Sichuan province pollinated their fruit trees the old-fashioned way: they let the bees do it. Flowers produce nectar that attracts bees, which inadvertently transfer sticky grains of pollen from one flower to another, fertilizing … Continue reading

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