Honeybees can learn to avoid nectar containing natural plant toxins, but will eat it when there is no alternative, scientists at the UK’s Newcastle University have found. This means that in areas...

Bee mortality is rising while the number of beekeepers in Europe is declining, all of which could have a serious impact on food production since most plants and crops are pollinated by bees. The European...

The sudden death of bee colonies since late 2006 across North America has stumped scientists for four years. But today, researchers at Texas Tech may have a greater understanding of the mysterious colony...

Food Standards Australia New Zealand has announced plans to extend temporary maximum limits in honey for the neurotoxin tutin, produced by a New Zealand plant called the tutu bush. Currently, FSANZ allows...

A new report analysing Australia’s honey industry has been released by the RIRDC, designed to identify possible improvements to marketing of the sticky breakfast treat in the face of Australia’s...

A report released yesterday by the RIRDC highlights the vulnerability of Australia’s European honeybee population, and the corresponding risk to 65% of the nation’s crops, which rely on these...

The UK’s Food Standards Agency today issued a warning to parents not to feed honey to children under 1 year old, after a confirmed case of infant botulism last month. While there have only been 11...

Capilano Honey has claimed one of the major awards at the recent Australian Export Awards. Held at Parliament House last Friday night, the long running awards recognised the leading Australian export performers...

One of Australia’s major honey producers is predicting an outstanding season as a result of rising demand and stronger supplies following good flowering conditions around the nation. The quality...