U.S. retailers look to limit pesticides to help honeybees
Home Depot and BJ’s are working to save honeybees by eliminating use of pesticide suspected of killing them in droves.
“Neonic” pesticides are suspected in a dramatic declining of the bees, which are needed to pollinate crops.
So both companies will start requiring suppliers to label any plants treated with the pesticide.
BJ’s is also asking vendors not to use it and Home Depot is running tests in several states to see if the pesticide can be eliminated without harming the plants.