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Opening Up the Dirty World of Honey Laundering

Now we have to worry about our honey, too?

Now we have to worry about our honey, too?Photo: JONATHAN NACKSTRAND/AFP/Getty Images

Apparently, one third or more of all the honey in the country has traces of illegal antibiotics and heavy metals in it. How is this possible? Because it's crooked honey. Food Safety News reports that corrupt, and potentially unhealthy, Asian honey, already banned in Europe, is being rapidly smuggled into the country, and no one is really doing anything about it. [FSN]

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