Tell Bayer to stop killing bees

Bayer, the global chemical company, is manufacturing a chemical that new evidence shows is killing off bees.

30% of our crops -- and 90% of wild plants -- rely on bees to thrive.

Bayer has paid for biased research that “proves” its chemical isn’t a problem. But now independent scientists in Europe have discovered that Bayer’s chemical is a high risk to bees.

Bayer makes everything from Alka-Seltzer to Berocca to flea treatments for pets. Bayer knows that it needs to keep its customers happy. If it realizes that its customers are outraged, it will have to pull its bee-poisoning pesticide off the market.

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Bayer: Withdraw neonicotinoids from the market.
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47136 Wed Jul 05 20:07:27 EDT 2017 Bonnie Conroy Windsor, VA , US This is an atrocity!!!
47135 Sun Apr 02 02:38:42 EDT 2017 Angelica Lynch IN , US
47134 Thu Mar 23 22:45:45 EDT 2017 Mike Barrett Uniontown, AL , US
47133 Thu Mar 09 08:12:11 EST 2017 Anonymous Lansing, MI , US We need bees
47132 Wed Mar 08 20:25:32 EST 2017 Anonymous poughkeepsie, NY , US All I can say is help the bees.
47131 Tue Mar 07 17:22:15 EST 2017 irene hanssen ON , CF
47130 Tue Mar 07 15:05:05 EST 2017 Mews Small Littlerock, CA , US
47129 Mon Mar 06 13:28:42 EST 2017 Diane Edge Lyons, GA , US
47128 Tue Jan 17 19:24:50 EST 2017 Anonymous Goose creek, SC , US
47127 Thu Dec 01 09:30:54 EST 2016 Tamara Morillas Dallas, TX , US
47126 Thu Dec 01 09:28:46 EST 2016 Tamara Morillas Dallas, TX , US
47125 Fri Oct 21 21:47:30 EDT 2016 Robert Bautista Sacramento, CA , US In an effort to feed the world's population, common sense must out weigh greed for greater profits. Stop killing bees and other pollinators in the pursuit of agricultural growth.
47124 Tue Oct 04 22:04:17 EDT 2016 Jessica Lee Marshalltown, IA , US
47123 Sun Sep 11 22:24:01 EDT 2016 Susannah Landis West Hartford, CT , US
47122 Tue Aug 02 17:09:31 EDT 2016 Nimi Kataoka Palm Bay, FL , US
47121 Fri Jul 01 11:30:07 EDT 2016 Rachel Siota Las Vegas, NV , US
47120 Mon May 30 17:40:49 EDT 2016 Nick Panagiotidis Hebron, IN , US
47119 Mon May 30 13:50:24 EDT 2016 Bill Panagiotidis Crown Point, IN , US
47118 Sat May 28 06:14:20 EDT 2016 Irineu Xavier Assuncao São Paulo , ot , BR As abelhas por aqui tem tem sedo exterminadas tanto pelos venenos do agronegócio quanto pelas prestadoras de serviços públicos energia, gás ,água e tel celular. Expulsa do campo os insetos melífluos se More....
47117 Thu May 19 23:18:00 EDT 2016 gabriella magisano chgo, IL , US
47116 Thu May 19 23:16:58 EDT 2016 gabriella magisano chgo, IL , US
47115 Thu May 19 14:00:09 EDT 2016 Roberta De Andreis ot , IT
47114 Mon May 02 13:44:23 EDT 2016 Victor Guerreiro Lisbon, PT
47113 Sat Apr 30 05:47:31 EDT 2016 Anonymous Loughborough, GB
47112 Sat Apr 30 05:44:51 EDT 2016 Anonymous Loughborough, GB
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Background:

The dangerous chemical Bayer makes is a neonicotinoid. Neonicotonoids are soaked into seeds, spreading through the plant and killing insects stopping for a snack. These pesticides can easily be replaced by different chemicals that don’t soak so deeply into our crops. But companies like Bayer make a fortune from selling neonicotinoids - so they’ll do everything they can to protect their profit. It’s not just bees that are hurt by these chemicals. Research on rats found that neonicotinoids may also hurt human health, especially the developing brain. But as with the bees, we don’t know as much as we should about the health hazards, because companies like Bayer spend millions on research which muddies the water with biased studies. For Bayer, people’s health plays a distant second to their huge profits.

Wired: Controversial Pesticide Linked to Bee Collapse