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Don’t Use Pesticides on Honey Bees!

  Just last week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it completed the registration of a new yucky pesticide, flupyradifurone, that would be marketed as an alternative to neonicotinoid pesticides, and “safer for bees.” A close look at this yucky chemical reveals that flupyradifurone is  highly acutely toxic to adult honey bees. Douglas Kirk1Flupyradifurone (“Sivanto”) […]