Nutrition Business Journal

Where Have All the Bees Gone?

Colony Collapse Disorder: Its threat to humans, industry and proactive responses

Colony collapse disorder should be a “top three issue” according to United Natural Products Alliance head Loren Israelsen. Vice President of Research and Development at Traditional Medicinals Josef Brinckmann said the government should declare colony collapse disorder a “national emergency.”

Colony collapse disorder is the sudden, inexplicable disappearance of millions of honey bees across the nation. Between 1947 and 2005, colony numbers nationwide

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