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Neonicotinoid traces in honey – Expert Reaction

Sarah-Jane O'Connor posted in on October 6th, 2017.

A global study of honey found 75 per cent of samples had traces of neonicotinoid pesticides, which have been implicated in the global decline of pollinators, particularly bees. Published today in Science, the research found concentrations of the pesticide were below the amount authorised by the European Union for human consumption. Concentrations were highest in […]

New research on honey as a topical wound treatment

Peter Griffin posted in on October 10th, 2008.

Honey has been used in wound care since ancient times and over the past decade there has been a resurgent interest in honey as a wound treatment. A review published this week has found that natural honey heals burns more quickly than standard dressings. The new research, published by the Cochrane Collaboration, looked at 19 […]

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