Gallery: Whole Foods Shows Customers the Bleak Future of Produce Withou...

 
Whole Foods Market University Heights' produce department with and without items dependent on pollinator populations. (PRNewsFoto/Whole Foods Market)

The decline in bee populations has been all the buzz lately, which led Whole Foods Market to team up with the Xerces Society to show us what a world—or at least, produce section—without bees would look like. The University Heights, Rhode Island store removed all foods that are reliant upon the important pollinators, and it leaves a pretty slim selection; 52% of the produce department’s offerings would be pulled from shelves without bees around to help.

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  1. english cheese man June 20, 2013 at 6:52 pm

    RuffBurr, pesticides do far more damage to the environment than GM crops do.

  2. english cheese man June 20, 2013 at 6:51 pm

    It’s great that they’re doing this. Too bad almost everyone else doesn’t know/care.

  3. ruffburr June 18, 2013 at 6:19 pm

    Stop Geneticaly modified foods Stop spraying round up TM.Monsanto coincedently = Saving the Bees

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