37 Million Bees Found Dead In Ontario, Canada After Planting Large GMO Corn Field

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Dead bee in winter by Chacallot. Dead bee in winter by Chacallot.

Thanks to Samantha Bland for this submission. Reprinted with Permission of Organic Health‘s Editors:

37 Million Bees Found Dead In Ontario, Canada After Planting Large GMO Corn Field

Millions of bees dropped dead after GMO corn was planted few weeks ago in Ontario, Canada. The local bee keeper, Dave Schuit who produces honey in Elmwood lost about 37 million bees which are about 600 hives.

“Once the corn started to get planted our bees died by the millions,” Schuit said. While many bee keepers blame neonicotinoids, or “neonics.” for colony collapse of bees and many countries in EU have banned neonicotinoid class of pesticides, the US Department of Agriculture fails to ban insecticides known as neonicotinoids, manufactured by Bayer CropScience Inc.

Two of Bayer’s best-selling pesticides, Imidacloprid and Clothianidin, are known to get into pollen and nectar, and can damage beneficial insects such…

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6 thoughts on “37 Million Bees Found Dead In Ontario, Canada After Planting Large GMO Corn Field

  1. It is so incredibly sad. Even here in Mexico, where supposedly GMO corn planting has been outlawed….we still see the fields with signs posted by the road. Most popular company is Dow…..sigh. At least, there is increased awareness with the youth in our área and they are more determined to make the changes necessary. One can always have more hope and then take action to increase the weaker voices speaking for change!

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