Most of the honey sold in chain stores across the country doesn't meet international quality standards for the sweet stuff, according to a Food Safety News analysis released this week.
One of the nation's leading melissopalynologists analyzed more than 60 jugs, jars and plastic bears of honey in 10 states and the District of Columbia for pollen content, Food Safety News said. He found that pollen was frequently filtered out of products labeled "honey."
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Previously - In praise of urban honey
"It's very important to feel the bees," says this glove-free British beekeeper. He swears by tactility and terroir as key influences on honey's flavor variances from block to block on rooftops all around London.
Previously - Honey laundering and a hive in peril
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