Wednesday, May 05, 2010

Texas A&M Scientist Tracks Origins of Bootleg Honey from China

Science Blog, 5/3/2010

A Texas A&M University scientist spends hours at a time peering at slides of pollen samples, comparing them to track down the origins of honey with questionable heritage. Some of the samples contain labels from other countries when in fact they originated in China but were re-routed to avoid tariffs of up to 500 percent, says Vaughn Bryant, a palynologist and an anthropology professor at Texas A&M University...

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