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
76-100 of 47136 signatures
Number Date Name Location Feel free to include your ...
47061 3.4 years ago Rebecca Farmer Berkeley, CA , US
47060 3.4 years ago Anonymous Please, for the sake of mankind, STOP the madness! Your pesticides and insecticides are destroying the foundation of our food sources. What a horrible company to do such a thing. I may, take a large...
47059 3.4 years ago Anonymous San clemente, CA , US
47058 3.4 years ago Marty Bowie Boulder, CO , US
47057 3.5 years ago Anonymous DE
47056 3.5 years ago Kriz Partridge FL , US http://bit.ly/bayerkillsbeesstickers
47055 3.5 years ago david wright GB
47054 3.5 years ago Cynthia Evanoff Herndon, VA , US
47053 3.5 years ago Josephine Piarulli San Diego, CA , US
47052 3.5 years ago caden Patterson US
47051 3.5 years ago Emily Dale Jacksonville, FL , US By now you should know that people are rethinking the fact that you have been known as "The Aspirin Company" and are now "The Bee-Killing Company". What a downfall!
47050 3.5 years ago Maggie Barrington Jacksonville, FL , US Bayer: Withdraw neonicotinoids from the Shelves in stores, your Pesticides and Insecticides are KILLING the BEES and BUTTERFLIES!!! We cannot continue to grow many foods without the BEES to Pollina...
47049 3.5 years ago Michael Ross Guyton, GA , US
47048 3.5 years ago tamara benscoter ofallon, MO , US
47047 3.5 years ago Bryan Kael
47046 3.5 years ago Franziska Eber Oldenburg, ot , DE
47045 3.5 years ago Gavin Casalaina Arvada, CO , US
47044 3.5 years ago bart jansen NL
47043 3.6 years ago Anonymous CT , US
47042 3.6 years ago Anonymous Yardley, PA , US
47041 3.6 years ago Anonymous Yardley, PA , US
47040 3.6 years ago Anonymous Oakland, CA , US
47039 3.6 years ago Michelle Dopiro US
47038 3.6 years ago Michelle Dopiro US
47037 3.6 years ago Anonymous Toronto, ON , CA Stop! Enough lies. Your poison is killing our bees, endangering our food supply and the future for humanity. End this greed of profit over life and sustainability. Work for the greater good and put ...
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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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