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  • Honeybee Deaths Linked to Corn Insecticides

    03/16/2012 7:27:42 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 69 replies
    What was killing all those honeybees in recent years? New research shows a link between an increase in the death of bees and insecticides, specifically the chemicals used to coat corn seeds. The study, titled "Assessment of the Environmental Exposure of Honeybees to Particulate Matter Containing Neonicotinoid Insecticides Coming from Corn Coated Seeds," was published in the American Chemical Society's Environmental Science & Technology journal, and provides insight into colony collapse disorder.
  • Lettuce Recalled Over E. Coli Concerns

    10/08/2006 3:23:02 PM PDT · by US Navy guy · 54 replies · 1,909+ views
    BREITBART/AP ^ | Oct 08 5:31 PM US/Eastern | By RACHEL KONRAD
    Less than a week after the Food and Drug Administration lifted its warning on fresh spinach grown in California's Salinas Valley, a popular brand of lettuce grown there has been recalled over concerns about E. coli contamination.