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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47111 1 year ago Anonymous Lake Worth, FL , US Europe banned systemics! They protested they just said no way, this is a no brainer. Why are we letting our Government letting these companies get away with this mass killing?
47110 1 year ago Gary Belew
47109 1 year ago Anita Buffer Warminster, PA , US IT IS IRRESPONSIBLE AND VERY STUPID TO 'NOT' PROTECT OUR POLLINATORS FOR THE SAKE OF CORPORATION PROFIT.
47108 1 year ago Roberta Brauner Ocean Shores, WA , SN Bees are dying right in front of our eyes here in WA!
47107 1 year ago Marge Schwartz S.B., CA , US
47106 1 year ago Christopher Dunham Feasterville, PA , US
47105 2.1 years ago Ronald Moen Livingston, TX , US It is unfortunate that we can no longer manufacture all the products we deem needed. The earth can not take it, our lives is to dependant on this lonely rock. Can we find other answers?
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47104 2.1 years ago DAVID Voll CLACKAMAS, OR , US STOP KILLING THE PLANET'S BEES ! A HONEY LOVER...
47103 2.1 years ago Gloria Reeder Damascus, OR , US I've never heard of this, they need to stop this immediately. Why would they do this if it was doing so much damage ? (MONEY )
47102 2.1 years ago Lucy Maislin Wynnewood, PA , US
47101 2.5 years ago Mary Wagen Long Beach, CA , US I am going to tell all the people that I can, not to buy the pesticide you sell that kills bees. You should be able to do better!
47100 2.5 years ago Anonymous Spearfish, SD , US When you lose the bees you lose us. Think about the long term effect of short term greed.
47099 2.6 years ago Anonymous San Bruno , CA , US Please stop killing our bees!
47098 2.6 years ago pascal schelfhout Koewacht, NL
47097 2.7 years ago Ken Gale NYC, NY , US We don't have the moral right to kill them.

Just because it's legal doesn't mean it's moral or ethical, and that needs to change, too.
47096 2.8 years ago Anonymous Kalamazoo, MI , US no bayer animal testing
47095 2.8 years ago Matt Vowles Durrington, ot , GB I will boycott all Bayer products and encourage as many others as I can to do the same. My family has already started.
47094 2.8 years ago Holly McCue TX , US
47093 2.8 years ago Thomas Zieber Gunnison, CO , US Complicated organic compounds such as these produce unexpected and harmful effects on many aspects of our environment; bees need our protection
47092 2.8 years ago Anonymous SI nehajte ubijati.
47091 2.8 years ago Oliver Wales-Smith ZW Bayer only care about profits, they don't care about bees, the environment or our health.
47090 2.9 years ago Donatella Esposito Cosenza, IT
47089 2.9 years ago Traci Walt Lees Summit, MO , US Bayer needs to be held accountable and fined for the harm they do with their toxins.
47088 3 years ago Corena Andrew winnipeg, MB , CA
47087 3 years ago Gerry Lykins Ft. Thomas, KY , 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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