29 Apr '12, 4am

Research Firm Blames Monsanto for Bee Deaths So...Monsanto Buys It | Care2 Causes

Research Firm Blames Monsanto for Bee Deaths So...Monsanto Buys It | Care2 Causes

Monsanto, the genetically modified food giant, has recently purchased Beeologics , a leading bee research firm. Borrowing a move from the tobacco companies’ playbook, Monsanto appears to have decided that if you do not like the scientific reports coming out about you, then you should just buy the labs. Beginning in 2007, Beeologics has researched two critical bee issues: colony collapse disorder and Israeli Acute Paralysis Virus. In late September of last year, Monsanto acquired Beeologics for an undisclosed amount. In making this purchase, Monsanto now has control of research that has previously pointed at its pesticides for contributing to – if not outright causing – a sharp decline in bee populations. Multiple studies in recent years have linked pesticides and high fructose corn syrup with colony collapse disorder. Portential outcome manipulations With Monsanto’s vested...

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