French Bees Eat M&Ms, Puke Rainbows
In case you’ve been dying to know what happens when a bunch of French bees consume the waste from a nearby M&M factory, here’s the short answer: kaleidoscopic honey.
This past summer, beekeepers from Ribeauville in Alsace noticed something was off when their bees starting producing blue, green and red-colored honey, as opposed to the traditional shades of white, gold and black. The reason the bees were eating M&Ms in the first place? Probably for the
According to a spokeswoman for the British Beekeepers’ Association, “Bees are clever enough to know where the best sources of sugar are, if there are no others available.”
Sadly, the rainbow honey has been deemed “unsellable” and prompted the factory to enact stricter disposal policies to prevent further contamination amidst rising bee mortality rates.
It’s too bad it wasn’t a Skittles factory though – then maybe we’d have found a quick way to make fruit-flavored honey.
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