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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This petition has a goal of 50000 signatures
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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
47111 Thu Apr 28 11:16:54 EDT 2016 Anonymous Lake Worth, FL , US Europe banned systemics! They protested they just said no way, this is a no brainer. Why are we letting our Government letting these companies get away with this mass killing?
47110 Sun Apr 24 14:04:47 EDT 2016 Gary Belew
47109 Sat Apr 09 13:45:16 EDT 2016 ANITA BUFFER Warminster, PA , US IT IS IRRESPONSIBLE AND VERY STUPID TO 'NOT' PROTECT OUR POLLINATORS FOR THE SAKE OF CORPORATION PROFIT.
47108 Fri Jan 29 15:26:37 EST 2016 Roberta Brauner Ocean Shores, WA , SN Bees are dying right in front of our eyes here in WA!
47107 Sat Jan 23 15:42:11 EST 2016 Marge Schwartz S.B., CA , US
47106 Mon Jan 04 09:17:42 EST 2016 Christopher Dunham Feasterville, PA , US
47105 Fri Nov 20 20:11:21 EST 2015 Ronald Moen Livingston, TX , US It is unfortunate that we can no longer manufacture all the products we deem needed. The earth can not take it, our lives is to dependant on this lonely rock. Can we find other answers?
I challenge More....
47104 Fri Nov 20 17:33:26 EST 2015 DAVID Voll CLACKAMAS, OR , US STOP KILLING THE PLANET'S BEES ! A HONEY LOVER...
47103 Thu Nov 19 21:16:50 EST 2015 Gloria Reeder Damascus, OR , US I've never heard of this, they need to stop this immediately. Why would they do this if it was doing so much damage ? (MONEY )
47102 Sat Nov 07 11:33:16 EST 2015 Lucy Maislin Wynnewood, PA , US
47101 Mon Jun 15 14:05:27 EDT 2015 Mary Wagen Long Beach, CA , US I am going to tell all the people that I can, not to buy the pesticide you sell that kills bees. You should be able to do better!
47100 Thu Jun 04 12:40:12 EDT 2015 Anonymous Spearfish, SD , US When you lose the bees you lose us. Think about the long term effect of short term greed.
47099 Mon May 25 11:27:11 EDT 2015 Anonymous San Bruno , CA , US Please stop killing our bees!
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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.

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