venom pesticides, bee-friendly pesticide options

A Safer Pesticide From a Deadly Spider’s Venom

The threat to honeybees presented by pesticides—specifically those with neonicotinoids—have become so well-known beyond the scientific community that even companies like Scotts Miracle-Gro have started the process of discontinuing their use permanently by certain dates and substituting those harmful products with safer alternatives. Given the rate of loss being around 45 percent of colonies per…

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Medicinal Honey Startup Gets Huge Investment

SweetBio Secures $900,000 in Funding Just a few short months after completing the ZeroTo510 accelerator program and just under a year after the company was formed, SweetBio has just finalized follow-on funding equally $900,000 for the continued development of its ground breaking product – this according to an article featured on BizJournals.com/Memphis. This funding is…

honey, manuka honey, vegan

Star’s Love of Manuka Honey Encouraging Counterfeiters

Celebrity-Backed Honey Being Highly Counterfeited Manuka honey has often been regarded as a “bacteria-killing super food.” While there are skeptics to these claims there are also scientific studies and celebrity endorsers that support them. Public figures such as actresses Scarlett Johansson and Gwyneth Paltrow, TV personality and medical professional Dr. Oz, and tennis star Novak…