On Monday, Shandong’s Jinan Times revealed that the province’s apicultural industry is fraught with adulterated counterfeit honey. Neil Thomas at Danwei reports: In conversations with merchants at a Jinan farmers...
Mar 19, 2013
As accusations of cyber-espionage bounce back and forth between Washington and Beijing, U.S. authorities have arrested two men accused of involvement in more traditional spying. In Hawaii, defense contractor Benjamin Pierce...
Feb 21, 2013
Five people have been charged in the U.S. for smuggling honey from China to evade $180 million in anti-dumping duties. The investigation that snared them was part of a years-long campaign to protect both beekeepers and honey...
Dec 31, 2008
Chris Ayres reports in the Times from Los Angeles: As scientists race to investigate the sudden and inexplicable collapse of bee colonies in America and Europe, international smugglers are coming up with new and imaginative ways...
May 14, 2007
From The Miami Herald: Honey and thousands of other Chinese food products are showing up more and more often on dinner plates around the world. Last year, China said it exported $3.8 billion worth of food to the United States including vast quantities of apple juice, garlic, sausage casings, canned mushrooms and honey.
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