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Walter Haefeker - The Impact of GMO's on Bees

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The European community’s strong rejection of GMO’s is having a significant impact on the ability of American farmers to export their crops. Beekeepers around the world are protesting against GMO cultivation, because of the many impacts GMO enabled farming systems have on bees and bee products.

Tune in to this segment of The Organic View Radio Show, as host, June Stoyer is joined by special guest Walter Haefeker to discuss the impact of GMO’s on our honeybees.  Walter Haefeker is a professional beekeeper and has been serving as President of the European Professional Beekeepers Association (EPBA) since 2008. He is also on the Board of Directors of the German Professional Beekeepers Association (DBIB) and is the coordinator of the International Federation of Beekeepers’ Associations (Apimondia) Working Group 10 on GMOs and the impact on the beekeeping sector. Walter has authored numerous articles on coexistence between beekeeping and GMO cultivation.