Scientists found a gnarly pesticide in 75 percent of global honey samples

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Mother Jones—The last taste of honey you enjoyed likely came from bees exposes to neonicotinoids, the world’s most widely used class of insecticides.  Scientists found traces of the bug-killing chemicals in 86 percent of the samples from North America. That’s the takeaway from a paper, published last week in the journal Science, by a team of Swiss researchers. […]

Honey tests reveal global contamination by bee-harming pesticides. Neonicotinoid insecticides are found in 75% of global honey samples and half contain a cocktail of chemicals.. Neonicotinoid insecticides are found in 75% of global honey samples and half contain a cocktail of chemicals