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Honey Container Labelling for " Farm Gate" Sales

Farm Gate Sales are sales where the honey is produced in the producer's apiary and sold directly to the consumer from the producer's place of residence. Additional information (e.g. grade, colour class) is not required but is permitted on the label. For complete regulatory requirements, please refer to: Ontario Regulation 119/11 www.ontario.ca / laws / regulation / 110119  

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Protecting your Equipment/Colonies from Wax Moth

The wax moth is a very destructive pest in your beehive. Female wax moths fly at night, laying masses of eggs in cracks between hive bodies and other crevices or in unprotected comb. In less than a month, the number of eggs laid by an individual female can vary from 300 to more than a 1000. In 3-5 days, the eggs hatch into tiny larvae which feed on nectar, honey, pollen or beeswax. As they grow, they destroy the comb by feeding on cocoons and beeswax. Wax moth will destroy the comb and your woodenware by covering your frames with a...

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Bee Viruses- Interesting Read

Bee Virus Spread Manmade and Emanates from Europe The spread of a disease that is decimating global bee populationsis manmade, and driven by European honeybee populations,new research has concluded University of Exeter Hive bees. Credit: Professor Stephen Martin, University of Salford The spread of a disease that is decimating global bee populations is manmade, and driven by European honeybee populations, new research has concluded. A study led by the University of Exeter and UC Berkeley and published in the journal Sciencefound that the European honeybee Apis mellifera is overwhelmingly the source of cases of the Deformed Wing Virus infecting hives...

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Labelling Regulations for Honey

http://www.omafra.gov.on.ca/english/food/inspection/honey/label-req-119-11.htm

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Bee Viruses- Interesting Read

Bee Virus Spread Manmade and Emanates from Europe The spread of a disease that is decimating global bee populationsis manmade, and driven by European honeybee populations,new research has concluded University of Exeter Hive bees. Credit: Professor Stephen Martin, University of Salford The spread of a disease that is decimating global bee populations is manmade, and driven by European honeybee populations, new research has concluded. A study led by the University of Exeter and UC Berkeley and published in the journal Sciencefound that the European honeybee Apis mellifera is overwhelmingly the source of cases of the Deformed Wing Virus infecting hives...

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