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Mmmmm - blue honey!?

 
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According to this article, bees in France are picking up waste sugar from a factory producing M&Ms, and this is the result...

 
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Yuck! About the only way a beekeeper could sell that, would be as a glue/paste.

 
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Wow that looks terrible. I feel extra bad that I ate some M&Ms today. It was at a 5 year old's birthday party, but still...
 
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There was an article a while ago in NYT about crazy bright red honey. Turns out the bees were hanging out at a marachino cherry factory. Way more attractive than that blue yuck.
 
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Scary - I wonder what effect that has on the Bee's health?
 
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I had very dark honey last year, think I have some this year too. Has an addicting mineraly taste:

 
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