bees, honey and other sticky subjects

Saturday, January 15, 2005

Sticky mess in Cyprus

The alert about the imported honey containing antibiotics in Cyprus is certainly stirring things up there and, if this report is anything to go by, there is public confusion about whose honey is contaminated with antibiotics. It seems that the Cypriot Health Ministry and the Beekeepers' Association need to get their heads together.

An Agriculture official said “the problem boiled down to the fact that beekeepers were not adequately informed to be able to keep their obligations to the EU”.


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