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 ...
47036 3.6 years ago Cristina Harmon Steamboat Springs, CO , US
47035 3.6 years ago Matt Anzolletti meriden, CT , US
47034 3.6 years ago samantha rosenberg houston, TX , US
47033 3.6 years ago Rashed Noorzaye redondo beach, CA , US “If the bee disappeared off the face of the earth, man would only have four years left to live.” - Albert Einstein
47032 3.6 years ago Anonymous Englewood, FL , US Stop killing bees!!
47031 3.6 years ago Anonymous SI
47030 3.6 years ago Anonymous CA
47029 3.6 years ago wade slivik saginaw, MI , US
47028 3.6 years ago jenny lynn Orange, CA , US
47027 3.6 years ago Anonymous US
47026 3.6 years ago Thomas Dorn Quilcene, WA , US We underestimate the value of the pollinating work that bees do. We think food magically appears in grocery stores. Without bees, we're dead.
47025 3.6 years ago Kate St-Aubin Stratford, ON , CA
47024 3.6 years ago R de Blaey ot , NL
47023 3.7 years ago Stacey Young West Frankfort, IL , US
47022 3.7 years ago Anonymous Fort Worth , TX , US
47021 3.7 years ago Anonymous Yorba Linda, CA , US
47020 3.7 years ago Anonymous Fort Worth , TX , US
47019 3.7 years ago Cheryl Taylor Mansfield, ot , GB Bayer, without bees we would not last long! Bees are precious this needs to stop NOW before it is too late. Bees are a precious gift from mother nature, look what you are doing to them!!!!!
47018 3.7 years ago Cathy Slater London, GB
47017 3.7 years ago Anonymous Banff, ON , CA
47016 3.7 years ago Chihiro Takahashi Banff, AB , CA
47015 3.7 years ago Arabella Hogg GB
47014 3.8 years ago Fae Harris US
47013 3.8 years ago Frances Somerville Decatur, GA , US Love ur product , pls give us safe alternative
47012 3.8 years ago Alexander Durnan Wilmington, DE , US
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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.

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