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
176-200 of 47136 signatures
Number Date Name Location Feel free to include your ...
46961 4.1 years ago Ariana Jane Javonillo
46960 4.1 years ago Sam Insana Phoenix, AZ , US
46959 4.1 years ago Joseph Novel Union, MO , US
46958 4.1 years ago Shane Rolston Omagh, ot , GB Jeez, Come on Guys!
46957 4.1 years ago James Rainey GB
46956 4.1 years ago Anonymous IL , US
46955 4.1 years ago Jessica Boddy Chicago, IL , US
46954 4.1 years ago Lonnie Richardson Asheboro, NC , US
46953 4.1 years ago Linda McBride Ithaca, NY , US
46952 4.1 years ago Josephine Piarulli San Diego, CA , US
46951 4.1 years ago Randall Wombaker CO , US
46950 4.1 years ago Karen McCauley CO , US
46949 4.1 years ago Melody KirkWagner Bellevue, WA , US I'll never buy another Bayer product as long as this product is on the market.
46948 4.1 years ago Troy Off Lincoln, NE , US
46947 4.1 years ago Ellen Davis Cypress Inn, TN , US
46946 4.1 years ago Anonymous Bedford, TX , US I beg you to stop. For the sake of our children and grand children. Have some compassion.
46945 4.1 years ago david seaton Breckenridge, CO , US
46944 4.1 years ago Teresa Jacobs Missoula, MT , US Personally boycotting Bayer products until Bayer stops making and selling your systemic pesticides (neonicotinoids) that are killing the honeybees. Spreading the word too.
46943 4.1 years ago Teresa Jacobs Missoula, MT , US Personally boycotting Bayer products until Bayer stops making and selling your systemic pesticides (neonicotinoids) that are killing the honeybees. Spreading the word too.
46942 4.1 years ago Anonymous Northfield, NJ , US
46941 4.1 years ago Gail Ellis Kalgoorlie, ot , AU YOU THINK MAKING A PROFIT NOW JUSTIFIES YOU DESTROYING THE WORLD
46940 4.1 years ago Veronika Bakic Justice, IL , US
46939 4.1 years ago Melissa Holmes Fremont, CA , US
46938 4.1 years ago Anonymous TT
46937 4.2 years ago Anonymous Guelpj, ON , CA
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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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