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ENCINITAS, CA (July 27, 2021) | -- Pass the Honey, makers of high-quality, conveniently portioned honeycomb and advocates for generational beekeepers, today announced it has secured a 500,000+ acre commitment to launch foundational research under its Regenerative Honeycomb Initiative (RHI). The project is aimed at supporting the U.S. honey industry in its production of unadulterated honeycomb while defining regenerative apiculture standards globally. 
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Honey fraud doesn’t only impact the consumer. In an effort to compete with market demand for impossibly low prices, beekeepers are forced to turn to unsustainable methods that can be detrimental to bee health. This results in dwindling bee populations and may cause colony collapse disorder, which creates a vicious cycle where beekeepers face more challenges than they started with.
At Pass the Honey we source 100% real, raw, unadulterated honeycomb. Did you know that there is 70% chance that the honey you are purchasing in US grocery stores is fake? Unfortunately fake or adulterated honey is a big problem for the global honey industry, beekeepers, and bees.
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Such is the extent of Manuka honey's healing properties that the FDA has officially approved its marketing classification as a remedy substance. The only question remains: Are the healing properties because of the Manuka nectar, or do they stem from the honey itself? Is it a goldmine or an overpriced honey scam?
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There are numerous reasons why bees are dying off around the world. According to a recent USDA-sponsored survey administered by the Bee Informed Partnership, the current rate of mortality for bees in managed hives was 44% in 2016up 3.5% from the previous year. And while the “Colony Collapse Disorder” (or CCD) terminology refers to a specific phenomenon in which the majority of a hive abruptly abandon a queen, her larvae and full honey stores behind (sometimes overnight), the decline of honey bees across the planet is not simply the result of CCD alone, but a complex amalgam of ecological and industrial changes.

Here is an overview of some of the major risks posing a threat to honey bees’ health & productivity:

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