21 Feb 2009

Bees 12: Toxic Tutu

From This Way Up, 1:30 pm on 21 February 2009

Toxic honey's been in the news recently. The culprit's tutin, a toxin that gets produced when bees gather honeydew from the sap-sucking vine hopper insect on tutu bushes. So if you're a backyard beekeeper what should you be doing to avoid poisoning your nearest and dearest?