Thursday, February 28, 2008

Colony Collapse Disorder & Ice Cream

Supposedly Einstein said that if something happened to the bees, people would die. Snopes hasn't verified if it's an accurate quote, but we might soon suffer. CNN reports that Haagen Dazs has warned that it might have to cut back on the flavors it offers due to the the decline in the population of bees needed to fertilize crops.

Haagen-Dazs, which is owned by General Mills, said bees are actually responsible for 40% of its 60 flavors - such as strawberry, toasted pecan and banana split.