Canadian honey bees are being poisoned by honey dew

Canadian honey bee songbirds, which are highly valued as food and pollinators for crops such as apples, carrots, and potatoes, are being contaminated with toxic levels of borax.According to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), there are at least three honey bee deaths from exposure to the toxic boron-based liquid used to make honey dews.“It is not uncommon for honey […]

Honey is back, and it’s a honey bee food

The bees are coming back, which means you’re going to want to get the best food for your honey bee family, says Dr Chris Williams, chief veterinary officer of the Bee Protection Society.“We need to make sure we have adequate food for our bee colonies,” he says.“They’re just really vital for their health.”Honey is a rich source of protein, fibre […]