|Honey may hold the sticky solution to bee colony collapse|
Los Angeles Times - 4/29/2013. By Geoffrey Mohan - Honeybees that live off the same sweetener found in soft drinks could be more vulnerable to the microbial enemies and pesticides believed to be linked to catastrophic collapse of honeybee colonies worldwide, a new study suggests.
|Our View: Legislature should pass GMO labeling bill|
Portland Press Herald - 4/29/2013. Editorial - Consumers have a right to know whether their food has genetically engineered ingredients. Free markets work best when consumers have what they need to make informed choices. That is the concept behind L.D. 718, the genetically modified organism labeling bill now before the Legislature. That is also the reason that lawmakers should pass this law this year.
|A Win for the Bees: EU Votes to Ban Bee-Harming Pesticides|
Common Dreams - 4/29/2013. By Jacob Chamberlain - In a historic vote on Monday the European Union banned the use of bee-harming pesticides across the continent for a minimum of two years, garnering praise from environmental groups who have said that the population of the vital pollinators, along with the global food supply are in grave danger, due to the widespread use of the chemicals.