Tell Bayer to stop killing bees

Bayer, the global chemical company, is manufacturing a chemical that new evidence shows is killing off bees.

30% of our crops -- and 90% of wild plants -- rely on bees to thrive.

Bayer has paid for biased research that “proves” its chemical isn’t a problem. But now independent scientists in Europe have discovered that Bayer’s chemical is a high risk to bees.

Bayer makes everything from Alka-Seltzer to Berocca to flea treatments for pets. Bayer knows that it needs to keep its customers happy. If it realizes that its customers are outraged, it will have to pull its bee-poisoning pesticide off the market.

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This petition has a goal of 50000 signatures
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Number Date Name Location Feel free to include your ...
47136 6 months ago Bonnie Conroy Windsor, VA , US This is an atrocity!!!
47135 9 months ago Angelica Lynch IN , US
47134 9 months ago Mike Barrett Uniontown, AL , US
47133 9 months ago Anonymous Lansing, MI , US We need bees
47132 9 months ago Anonymous poughkeepsie, NY , US All I can say is help the bees.
47131 10 months ago irene hanssen ON , CF
47130 10 months ago Mews Small Littlerock, CA , US
47129 10 months ago Diane Edge Lyons, GA , US
47128 11 months ago Anonymous Goose creek, SC , US
47127 1 year ago Tamara Morillas Dallas, TX , US
47126 1 year ago Tamara Morillas Dallas, TX , US
47125 1 year ago Robert Bautista Sacramento, CA , US In an effort to feed the world's population, common sense must out weigh greed for greater profits. Stop killing bees and other pollinators in the pursuit of agricultural growth.
47124 1 year ago Jessica Lee Marshalltown, IA , US
47123 1 year ago Susannah Landis West Hartford, CT , US
47122 1 year ago Nimi Kataoka Palm Bay, FL , US
47121 1 year ago Rachel Siota Las Vegas, NV , US
47120 1 year ago Nick Panagiotidis Hebron, IN , US
47119 1 year ago Bill Panagiotidis Crown Point, IN , US
47118 1 year ago Irineu Xavier Assuncao São Paulo , ot , BR As abelhas por aqui tem tem sedo exterminadas tanto pelos venenos do agronegócio quanto pelas prestadoras de serviços públicos energia, gás ,água e tel celular. Expulsa do campo os insetos melífluos...
47117 1 year ago gabriella magisano chgo, IL , US
47116 1 year ago gabriella magisano chgo, IL , US
47115 1 year ago Roberta De Andreis ot , IT
47114 1 year ago Victor Guerreiro Lisbon, PT
47113 1 year ago Anonymous Loughborough, GB
47112 1 year ago Anonymous Loughborough, GB
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Background:

The dangerous chemical Bayer makes is a neonicotinoid. Neonicotonoids are soaked into seeds, spreading through the plant and killing insects stopping for a snack. These pesticides can easily be replaced by different chemicals that don’t soak so deeply into our crops. But companies like Bayer make a fortune from selling neonicotinoids - so they’ll do everything they can to protect their profit. It’s not just bees that are hurt by these chemicals. Research on rats found that neonicotinoids may also hurt human health, especially the developing brain. But as with the bees, we don’t know as much as we should about the health hazards, because companies like Bayer spend millions on research which muddies the water with biased studies. For Bayer, people’s health plays a distant second to their huge profits.

Wired: Controversial Pesticide Linked to Bee Collapse