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August 28, 2008 5:04 AM

Bayer points to lack of data in bee deaths

Bayer CropScience officials are rejecting claims that some of the company's pesticides played a role in the disappearance of millions of U.S. honeybees. Environmental and consumer advocates in Germany and the U.S. blame pesticides, particularly Bayer CropScience's clothianidin."We're supremely confident that when used according to directions, they will not harm bees," spokesman Greg Coffey said.

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