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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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?
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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!
47098 Thu May 21 16:16:35 EDT 2015 pascal schelfhout Koewacht, NL
47097 Sun Apr 05 16:55:32 EDT 2015 Ken Gale NYC, NY , US We don't have the moral right to kill them.

Just because it's legal doesn't mean it's moral or ethical, and that needs to change, too.
47096 Sun Mar 08 16:33:46 EDT 2015 Anonymous Kalamazoo, MI , US no bayer animal testing
47095 Tue Mar 03 16:59:43 EST 2015 Matt Vowles Durrington, ot , GB I will boycott all Bayer products and encourage as many others as I can to do the same. My family has already started.
47094 Tue Mar 03 15:47:49 EST 2015 Holly McCue TX , US
47093 Tue Mar 03 04:47:58 EST 2015 Thomas Zieber Gunnison, CO , US Complicated organic compounds such as these produce unexpected and harmful effects on many aspects of our environment; bees need our protection
47092 Fri Feb 13 13:41:49 EST 2015 Anonymous SI nehajte ubijati.
47091 Wed Feb 11 04:11:54 EST 2015 Oliver Wales-Smith ZW Bayer only care about profits, they don't care about bees, the environment or our health.
47090 Fri Jan 23 23:48:53 EST 2015 Donatella Esposito Cosenza, IT
47089 Fri Jan 16 20:24:17 EST 2015 Traci Walt Lees Summit, MO , US Bayer needs to be held accountable and fined for the harm they do with their toxins.
47088 Thu Dec 18 01:51:28 EST 2014 Corena Andrew winnipeg, MB , CA
47087 Sun Dec 07 18:32:57 EST 2014 Gerry Lykins Ft. Thomas, KY , US
47086 Sat Dec 06 17:13:18 EST 2014 Patricia Fishtein san diego, CA , US I will now boycott Bayer products
47085 Fri Nov 07 14:11:03 EST 2014 Anonymous
47084 Fri Oct 17 16:53:37 EDT 2014 Jacqui Harman Grouville, ot , GB
47083 Fri Oct 17 16:50:13 EDT 2014 George Louis st Lawrence, ot , GB
47082 Fri Oct 10 23:37:21 EDT 2014 Anonymous CA , US
47081 Fri Oct 03 14:23:20 EDT 2014 Anonymous Reseda, CA , US I will boycott your products and will influence others to do the same!
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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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