WHY ORGANOCIDE® BEE SAFE INSECTICIDE? HERE’S THE BUZZ.

How do you control small, soft-bodied insects and fungal diseases that damage plants, without harming pollinating bees and other beneficial insects? It’s a challenge many conventional pesticides can’t meet. And that has serious consequences.

Bees Provide Much More Than Honey

Bees play a critically important role in pollinating our ecosystem. If they disappeared, so would most of our food crops. About one mouthful in three in our diet directly or indirectly benefits from pollination by honey bees. And many high-value and specialty crops, including almonds and other tree nuts, berries, fruits and vegetables, depend on honey bees as well.

Bee Safety is a Global Concern

Native bee populations are declining worldwide due to Bee Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD). Colony loss occurs, in part, due to harmful pesticide use. In February of 2018, the European Food Safety Authority declared that most uses of neonicotinoid pesticides represent a risk to wild bees and honeybees https://www.efsa.europa.eu/en/press/news/180228. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency also is acting to protect bees and other pollinators from pesticide exposure https://www.epa.gov/pollinator-protection/epa-actions-protect-pollinators.

A Bee-Friendly Pesticide That’s Lab Tested and Garden Proven

A product labeled “Organic” or “OMRI Listed®” still may be toxic to bees, so it’s vital to always read the label of any product you’re considering. Our Organocide® BEE SAFE 3-in-1 Garden Spray is a bee-friendly pesticide that’s been proven through years of use, as well as a laboratory study recently conducted by i2LResearch, a leading product-testing center headquartered in the United Kingdom. Ready for some science?

The i2LResearch investigation followed EPA (2012) test guidelines to assess acute contact toxicity of Organocide Bee Safe 3-in-1 Garden Spray (Sesame oil 5%) to honey bees (Apis mellifera). The goal of the definitive test was to determine the dose-response curve for honey bee mortality after a 48-hour acute contact. The product was tested at 5 rates, the highest rate was undiluted.

 

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The Bee Safe Spray That’s People and Pet Friendly Too

Organocide® BEE SAFE 3-in-1 Garden Spray is an insecticide, miticide and fungicide that has been used in organic gardening for nearly three decades. It has been proven effective in destroying all life stages of small, soft-bodied insects (including, aphids, fungus gnats, leaf rollers, psyllids, spider mites, scale, and whiteflies) and controlling certain fungal diseases (like powdery and downy mildews). It is safe enough to use near aquatics and it won’t harm beneficial insects like ladybugs, butterflies, or our precious pollinating bees. Protect your garden with a product that’s people, pet and planet safe! Look for it at select Ace Hardware, Fred Meyer, Home Depot, Tractor Supply Co. and independent hardware and nursery retailers, as well as online at Amazon.

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