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
201-225 of 47136 signatures
Number Date Name Location Feel free to include your ...
46936 4.2 years ago Paul Preston Southampton, ON , CA Save the bees, ban Bayer products.
46935 4.2 years ago Megan Morris Sacramento, CA , US
46934 4.2 years ago angela alvarez los angeles, CA , US
46933 4.2 years ago Susan Brown La Mesa, CA , US
46932 4.2 years ago jonah freedman brooklyn, NY , US
46931 4.2 years ago Ryan Cobb st. louis, MO , US
46930 4.2 years ago Sara Paoluzzi Sacile, ot , IT
46929 4.2 years ago Katy and Bob Petri McHugh Oxford, NJ , US All these years - generations - as Bayer Customers...NO MORE.
46928 4.2 years ago Verna Bloom Cocks New York, NY , US We must have bees to be able to support production of most crops. We do not need neonicotinoids! Bees are dying because of this pesticide! It must be wirhdrawn from the market!!!
46927 4.3 years ago Judy Paladino Stuart, FL , US
46926 4.3 years ago Sharon Porter Grimsby, ON , CA
46925 4.3 years ago Mary Sullivan Roslindale, MA , US
46924 4.3 years ago Jeff Harris Wichita falls , TX , US
46923 4.3 years ago SALLY STEWART batavia, OH , US
46922 4.3 years ago David Cotner Ventura, CA , US
46921 4.3 years ago Anonymous US
46920 4.3 years ago Anonymous Fulton, NY , US Bees are awesome and may soon be the cure to HIV. Think about it, Mr. Bayer.
46919 4.3 years ago Andrew Lowe SUDBURY, ON , CA
46918 4.3 years ago Anonymous Santa Clara, CA , US
46917 4.3 years ago Susan Morrison Marianna, FL , US
46916 4.3 years ago Xavier Carter GA , US
46915 4.3 years ago Jeanie Streit Los Angeles, CA , US
46914 4.3 years ago Natalie Clarke bilston, ot , GB If there are no more bees, who are going to pollinate our crops, without bees, we are DEAD. "If the bee disappears from the surface of the earth, man would have no more than four years to live." Ein...
46913 4.3 years ago Molly Oberbillig Olympia, WA , US
46912 4.3 years ago Allison Garton Escondido, CA , 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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