From Big-Box Stores to Organic Boutiques, Bee-Killing Pesticides Are Vanishing From Shelves

June 2, 2015, www.takepart.com | “Plant nurseries across the nation aren’t waiting for federal regulators to move on neonicotinoid pesticides, substances linked to mass die-offs of bees and other important pollinators.  Instead, as the public chorus to “save the bees” has grown from a fluttering to a loud buzz, many have taken the initiative to stop selling products that contain these chemicals.”

From Big-Box Stores to Organic Boutiques, Bee-Killing Pesticides Are Vanishing From Shelves
Retailers and nurseries are phasing out neonicotinoid products implicated in mass bee die-offs, a new report shows.
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