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Probiotics may safeguard bees against fatal disease

Researchers at Western University studied the effects of probiotics on honey bees.

The work of Graham Thompson's lab in conjunction with researchers from the Lawson Health Research Institute shows that probiotics can be used to protect bee hive populations from a type of bacterial infection known as American Foulbrood. Follow the multiple links below for more details, video and audio clips from Western and CBC sources.

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