11 Nov '11, 8pm

Have you been a victim of honey-laundering? :) (good article to read before u hit the farmers' markets)

Have you been a victim of honey-laundering? :) (good article to read before u hit the farmers' markets)

Remember, a lack of pollen in honey signifies ultra-filtered honey that may not even be honey at all. I was shocked at the high number of pollen-free honey sold. While I hope that new, tougher regulations are put into practice for the honey industry in the U.S., I am not waiting for the FDA to protect me. I am taking my own steps to buy pure honey. The obvious step to me is buying from local beekeepers as much as possible. I was thrilled in the above report that honey from local health food stores, Trader Joes, and farmers markets contained full pollen counts. Here are some resources to consider for your own pure honey search.

Full article: http://www.mnn.com/food/healthy-eating/stories/honey-laun...

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