We have a link in this post to a service called localhoneyfinder.org . If you don’t buy your honey locally, this might encourage you.

By some estimates, up to75% of commercially produced honey, sold in US stores, is adulterated with sugar cane, corn syrup and who knows what else?

The only foolproof way to know the the origins of honey are in testing the pollen in the honey. Ultra-filtering is a technique where honey is heated and then filtered to remove the pollen. Vaughn Bryant, professor of anthropology at Texas A&M tested 60 samples of honey bought at various grocery stores and promptly discovered that 75% of the samples had no pollen.

Sadly, in the US there exists no “truth in labeling” when it comes to honey.

If you want to buy local honey, try visiting Local Honey Finder.

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