Friday, January 7, 2011

Are You Eating Contraband Honey?

The following article describes the influx of honey coming from Asia.  It is most likely of Chinese origin that has been "laundered," like drug money, to make it appear to have been produced by other Asian countries.  Chinese honey processors are widely thought to adulterate honey to extend the end product, mask antibiotics illegal in the USA, and reduce its health benefits.

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/world/honey-laundering-the-sour-side-of-natures-golden-sweetener/article1859410/singlepage/#articlecontent

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