Gallery: Is Your Honey Counterfeit? Honey Detective Vaughn Bryant Can T...

 

According to Food Safety News, a third or more of all honey consumed in the United States has been smuggled illegally into the US and may contain antibiotics and heavy metals. Some honey doesn’t even contain real honey at all. So how can a honey lover know that their locally sourced honey is the real deal? Cue Vaughn Bryant, the honey detective who can tell whether or not your honey is what it claims to be.

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  1. Eletruk August 23, 2012 at 8:00 pm

    The Food and Drug Administration notes that “any product that’s been ultra-filtered and no longer contains pollen isn’t honey.”
    http://blogs.phoenixnewtimes.com/bella/2011/12/most_honey_in_the_us_isnt_hone.php

    So that stuff you buy in the plastic bear technically isn’t honey.

  2. bthinker August 21, 2012 at 1:15 am

    It’s funny that this came to light, I had a headache due to honey just the other day, was surprised it was the cause. Thanks for the confirmation lol.

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