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Research Shows Need to Prevent Contamination of Honey During Extraction

Honeys from Ventania System: Microbiological Quality Evaluation at Different Points of Honey-Processing Read more

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Honey Bees Suffer From Pesticide Buildup

Honey bees industriously bring pollen and nectar to the hive, but along with the bounty comes a wide variety of pesticides, according to Penn State researchers. Add the outside assault to the pesticides already in the waxy structure of the … Continue reading

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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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China dumps contaminated honey in South Africa

Countless litres of Chinese honey already consumed in South Africa over the past four years were contaminated with a dangerous antibiotic suspected of causing liver cancer and a potentially fatal rare blood disorder, South African beekeepers have warned. Read more

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Six brands of honey taken off shelves

Six brands of honey have been ordered to be taken off shop shelves in Hong Kong after they were found to be contaminated with the banned antibiotic chloramphenicol. Read more

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