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Honey…and Fake Honey January 28, 2012

Posted by healthyself in Bees, Cell phone safety, Communication, Die Off, Exposure, Fungi, Genetically Engineered, Honey, Immune system, Microwave exposure, Navigation, Nutrients, Nutrition, Pathogens, Pesticides, Toxic Exposure, toxicity, Viruses.
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“Each year, commercial beekeepers have reported unprecedented losses. Steve Ellis, secretary of the National Honey Bee Advisory Board and a beekeeper for 35 years, had so many abnormal bee die-offs that he’ll qualify for disaster relief from the USDA.”

“The main theories are the following:

  • Malnutrition of the bees due to destruction of their food supply, causing irreparable damage to their immune systems, which makes them more vulnerable to toxic exposures and pathogens, like viruses and fungi
  • Toxic pesticides, especially the newer systemic pesticides, insecticides, and genetically engineered crops, are a massive source of toxic exposure to the bees
  • Microwaves from cellular phones have been shown to cause CCD within 10 days, apparently by affecting the bees’ communication with the hive and disrupting their navigational ability
  • Changing global climate, drought, and migratory stress brought about by moving bee colonies long distances to provide pollination services

“The EPA claims that new systemic pesticides are safer for humans because farmers can use less of them. However, experiments show that agricultural chemicals that are safe for bees when used alone are lethal in combination. Farmers increasingly combine sprays. They also destroy nearly all flowering weeds, depriving bees of essential nutrients from different kinds of pollen.”…….

Is Your Honey Fake?

“In a new report by Food Safety News, more than 75 percent of the honey on American supermarket shelves may be ultra-processed—to the point that all inherent medicinal properties are completely gone—and then smuggled into the country by the barrel drum. Nearly all of this fake honey is made in China. …

According to FSN:

“The removal of these microscopic particles from deep within a flower would make the nectar flunk the quality standards set by most of the world’s food safety agencies. The food safety divisions of the World Health Organization, the European Commission and dozens of others have also ruled that without pollen, there is no way to determine whether the honey came from legitimate and safe sources.”

“Millions of pounds of honey that have been banned by the European Union are being smuggled into the U.S. from China. Much of this honey is tainted with illegal antibiotics, including chloramphenicol, which can cause DNA damage and cancer, and heavy metals like lead. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) states that any product that’s been ultra-filtered and no longer contains pollen IS NOT honey.”

“In their investigation, FSN discovered the following:

  • 76 percent of honey samples bought at grocery stores (such as TOP Food, Safeway, QFC, Kroger, Harris Teeter, etc.) were absent of pollen
  • 77 percent of the honey from big box stores (like Costco, Sam’s Club, Walmart, and Target) were absent of pollen
  • 100 percent of the honey sampled from drug stores (like Walgreens, Rite-Aid, and CVS Pharmacy) were absent of pollen”

“The good news is, all of the samples from farmers markets, co-ops, and natural stores like Trader Joe’s had the full, proper compliment of pollen, as did organic brands from common grocery stores.  But fake honey—the sorry substitute that it is—might be the ONLY thing even remotely resembling honey that you’ll be able to get if we don’t find a way to save our honeybees from total global collapse.”

http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2012/01/28/bees-death-destroy-food-supply.aspx?e_cid=20120128_DNL_art_1

Disappearing Bees – Mystery Solved! February 1, 2011

Posted by healthyself in Bees, Cell phone safety, Death, Death Rates, Government's role.
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This report should have been published more than two years ago, but our governmental protection agencies have been covering it up for more than two years. Now that the true cause has been discovered, the question here is how long will they be allowed to continue to kill the remaining few bees before any legislation will go in to stop the action

 

Bee

Report: USDA also knew about bee-killing pesticide

www.naturalnews.com/031091_USDA_pesticide.html

Monday, January 24, 2011 by: Ethan A. Huff, staff writer

(NaturalNews) Neonicotinoids, a class of insecticides that attack insects’ central nervous systems, are increasingly being linked to killing off bees, bats and other pollinators that are essential for growing food. And a two-year-old report just now being released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) adds to the growing body of evidence that these toxic insecticides are a serious threat to not only bees, but also to humans.

It is now widely known that neonicotinoids are a highly-dangerous neurotoxin that absorbs systemically into plants, meaning it makes its way throughout the entire plant, including into the pollen and nectar that bees eat. And these neurotoxins are also a threat to mammals, which includes humans.

Last month, a leaked document revealed that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) knowingly approved, and continued to allow approval for, neonicotinoids, despite the fact that they knew the chemicals killed bees. The agency even knew that Bayer CropScience, the purveyor of most of the neonicotinoids used today, had falsified safety data to get them approved in the first place www.naturalnews.com/030921_EPA_pesticides.html

And now it has been revealed that USDA scientists also knew about the dangers associated with neonicotinoids. So why did it take two years for the USDA report to see the light of day? Dr. Jeffrey Pettis and researchers from the U.S. government bee laboratory in Maryland, authors of the USDA study, did not provide an answer to this question. They did admit to the U.K. Independent, however, that their study “has been too long in getting out,” and that it would soon be published in a journal.

Bee Covered With Pollen

Pettis and his team found that neonicotinoids were directly responsible for increasing bees’ susceptibility to infectious diseases, even at levels so low that they are practically undetected. This fact alone debunks the myth perpetuated by Bayer and other neonicotinoid producers that the chemicals are safe when used “properly”, because there, in fact, seems to be no proper or safe level.

“This new research from America confirms that at very, very low concentrations, neonicotinoid chemicals can make a honeybee vulnerable to fatal disease,” said Matt Shardlow, director of the charity Buglife, to the Independent. “If these pesticides are causing large numbers of honeybees, bumblebees, solitary bees, hoverflies and moths to get sick and die from diseases they would otherwise have survived, then neonicotinoid chemicals could be the main cause of both colony collapse disorder and the loss of wild pollinator populations.”

“The weight of evidence against neonicotinoids is becoming irresistible — government should act now to ban the risky use of these toxins.”

http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/nature/exclusive-bees-facing-a-poisoned-spring-2189267.html

Organic Beekeepers Report No Colony Collapse May 31, 2007

Posted by healthyself in Antibiotics, Bees, Blogroll, Electromagetic pollution, Organic, Pesticides, pollination.
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“Who should be surprised that the major media reports forget to tell usthat the dying bees are actually hyper-bred varieties that we coax into a larger than normal body size. It sounds just like the beef industry.”

“Scientists are struggling to understand the dramatic decline in the honeybee population in the U.S. and other countries. But organic beekeepers’ hives are doing just fine, one keeper disclosed.”

 

“Genetically modified foods, mites, pathogens, pesticides and electromagnetic radiation from cell phones have all been blamed as possible causes of the bees’ demise, although the underlying problem remains unknown, Science Daily reports.”

 

“I’m on an organic beekeeping list of about 1,000 people, mostly Americans, and no one in the organic beekeeping world, including commercial beekeepers, is reporting colony collapse on this list.

 

“The problem with the big commercial guys is that they put pesticides in their hives to fumigate for varroa mites, and they feed antibiotics to

the bees. They also haul the hives by truck all over the place to make more money with pollination services, which stresses the colonies.”

 

“Another beekeeper, Michael Bush, explains on his Web site that commercial keepers use hives with larger honeycombs, which results in

larger bees.”

 

http://www.informat ionliberation. com/?id=21912

No More Bees, No More Man…. April 27, 2007

Posted by healthyself in Bees, Bioeffects, Biological Activity, Biological Effects, Biologically Signficant, birds, Blogroll, disappearance, Electrochemical Communications, Electromagetic pollution, Electromagnetic Communications, Electromagnetic pollution, Electromagnetic Radiation, Electromagnetic waves, Electrosensitivity, Electrosmog, ELF, EMF Exposure, EMF Research, EMF's, EMF-induced effects, Nature, pollination, Toxic.
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“…..[An epidemiologist] laid the blame for the sudden demise (often within 72 hours) of entire bee colonies on the recent proliferation of electromagnetic waves (EMF). He cited the startling statistic that, at present, there are some 2.5 billion cell phone users around the world. While this (plus the explosive growth of cell phone towers) used to be the major concern, the problem has been significantly exacerbated by the recent introduction of satellite radio. Imagine being closeted in a confined environment filled with chain smokers; it would be impossible for you to get a breath of clean air. It is becoming equally difficult for you to avoid the now-measurable damage from EMF exposure….[he]…commented that the constant electromagnetic background noise seems to disrupt intercellular communication within individual bees, such that many of them cannot find their way back to the hive….a recent study conducted by [a] University …found that cell phone towers …could well be the cause behind the mysterious disappearance of butterflies, some insects (like bees), and birds….bees are the modern-day counterpart of the canaries that miners used to carry with them as they descended into the mine shafts. If the birds died, it was an early warning of a buildup of toxic gases in the mine. When canaries die or bees disappear, we are being cautioned that we too are in immediate danger. It is time to listen to the message nature is telling us….I shudder to think of what will become of humankind if we linger too long in stage two: “no more bees, no more pollination, no more plants, no more animals, no more man.”

Jean-Claude Gerard Koven

Are Cell Phones Killing the Bees? April 16, 2007

Posted by healthyself in Agriculture, Bees, Blogroll, Cell Phone Transmissions, Cell Phones, Cordless Phones, Diagnostic marker, Electromagnetic Interference, Electromagnetic pollution, Electromagnetic Radiation, Electrosensitivity, EMF's, EMR, EMR meter, Environment, Financial Considerations, Hazard, Health related, Lifestyle, Long Term Health Effects, Long Term Health Risks, Pulsed Radiation.
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Where Have the Bees Gone?
Cell phones are linked to the mysterious disappearance of honeybees.

http://abcnews.go.com/GMA/