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Combs Come to Cannes



No, you're not seeing things—you're seeing honeycomb couture at the famed film festival in Cannes. The enormous dress, made to look like a tessellated bee hive, was constucted out of old biscuit packages and spotted on nothing less than the red carpet on its way to a screening of The Past—a film with clearly a lot of buzz.—N.B.
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Europe Bans Pesticides Thought Harmful to Bees



The European Commission
will enact a two-year ban on a class of pesticides thought to be harming global bee populations, the European Union’s health commissioner said Monday. “I pledge to do my utmost to ensure that our bees, which are so vital to our ecosystem and contribute over €22 billion annually to European agriculture, are protected,” Tonio Borg said in a statement from Brussels, where the commission is based. Mr. Borg made the announcement after representatives of the 27 E.U. member states failed for the second time in two months to reach a binding agreement on a proposal to ban the pesticides, known as neonicotinoids. The commission had proposed the ban after the European Food Safety Authority recommended in January that use of the pesticides be restricted until scientists determined whether they were contributing to a die-off in bee colonies. More >

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Made in the USA




We are proud to be featured in Made Collection Magazine today: "...Did you know that Bee Raw Honey can be compared to wine, tea and coffee in its variety and complexity? True story. In fact, each vial of honey that comes in this 9 Varietal Flight has a flavor profile and aroma that’s unique to the flower it’s made from..." More >
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