Manuka sales sharp practice leaves a bad taste in the mouth…


If you buy manuka honey, are you sure it really is what you are shelling out a considerable amount of cash on? 

See this story for renewed calls to sort out the scammers.

Let’s hope the boffins can find some more manuka-like qualities in the likes of my multi-floral produce, because I and many of my customers believe it is the bees’ knees.


Sensible science or big business bypassing bureaucracy? David Goulson smells a rat

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You may have seen a 38º petition to block Syngenta’s attempts to get round the moratorium on certain insecticides.

Professor David Goulson, insect expert and enemy of pseudo-science, psychobabble and marketing bullshit offers his considered view in his latest blog.

If you haven’t seen the petition, you can find it here.