United States Standard of Identity for Honey; Extension of Comment Period
The Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) of the Department of Agriculture (USDA) is extending the comment period for the solicitation of comments on how a Federal standard of identity for honey would be in the interest of consumers, the honey industry, and U.S. agriculture.
COMMENT PERIOD ENDS IN 29 DAYS (10/19/2014)
by Kathy Keatley Garvey
UC Davis Dept. of Entomology and Nematology
DAVIS--Diane Ullman, a professor and longtime administrator at the University of California, Davis who was heavily involved in art-science fusion projects in her department's honey bee garden--one of her many activities--has been named the 2014 recipient of the Entomological Society of America's distinguished achievement award in teaching.
This is the highest honor …
Raw honey has been used against infections for millennia, before honey - as we now know it - was manufactured and sold in stores. So what is the key to its antimicrobial properties? Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have identified a unique group of 13 lactic acid bacteria found in fresh honey, from the honey stomach of bees. The …