Watch out – Buzz, the iconic mascot for General Mills’ Honey Nut Cheerios, is going to be missing in action for a few weeks!
General Mills has launched a “Save the Bees” campaign in an attempt to bring awareness to the loss of the all-important pollinators. Buzz is taking a hike from all cereal boxes for 6 weeks, and the company is handing out free wildflower packets for consumers to plant as bee food.
…[T]he biggest concern I have with General Mills’ campaign is the organizations they’ve decided to team up with to save the bees.
Of course, there is absolutely no proof that the use of genetically modified plants has done anything to harm or impact bee populations.
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