Cheerios Gave Away a Bunch of Invasive ‘Bee-Friendly’ Wildflower Seeds

Cheerios Gave Away a Bunch of Invasive 'Bee-Friendly' Wildflower Seeds It’s a move not intended to create buzz for a brand but for an issue—the plight of the bumble bee—that’s near and dear to its mission, particularly timely as spring rolls around in the Western hemisphere. Sounding the alarm bell that the world’s bee

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PEI’s Veseys Seeds responds to concerns over wildflower seeds

P.E.I.’s Veseys Seeds is busy fielding questions and dispelling rumours about packets of wildflower seeds it’s been offering free to North American customers — some on social media have suggested the seeds include invasive species or are genetically …

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Cheerios Gave Away a Bunch of Invasive ‘Bee-Friendly’ Wildflower Seeds

Bees are dying globally at an alarming rate, and last week, Cheerios figured it would step in and help. The cereal brand, whose mascot — after all — is a honeybee, announced it would mail out free wildflower seeds as part of a “Save the Bees

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Cheerios takes initiative to grow the population of bees worldwide

The popular cereal brand, Cheerios, is taking a major initiative that regards the world’s population of bees. The brand just announced that they gave away more than one billion and a half of sunflower seeds in order to kick off their initiative. They

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Cheerio’s removes it’s mascot from boxes of the Honey Nut brand

General Mills is removing Buzz the bumblebee in order to bring attention to the shrinking bee population. Honey Nut Cheerios Removes Famous Mascot From Packaging To Raise … – techtimes.com. Advertisements. #General Mills, owner of the Honey Nut …

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The Honey Nut Cheerios Box Is Changing For A Disturbing Reason

The next time that you pick up a box of Honey Nut Cheerios, you’ll notice a very important thing missing. No, not the toys, they’ve never been in this particular cereal. Look closer. BuzzBee, the lovable bee mascot, is gone. General Mills announced

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Cheerios gives away 1.5 billion wildflower seeds to bring back the bees

An overwhelming response to its #BringBackTheBees campaign has led Cheerios to give away a whopping 1.5 billion wildflower seeds instead of the initial goal of 100 million. Cheerios started off the campaign by removing “BuzzBee,” the brand’s iconic …

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Cheerios Offers Free Wildflower Seeds To Save The Bees: Why You Should Not Plant Them

Despite its good intentions, Cheerios’ Bring Back the Bees campaign may actually be dangerous to some local ecosystems. An ecologist explains why it may not be a good idea to plant the wildflower seeds distributed by General Mills. ( Cheerios ).

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Cheerios Seeds: Bees Need Help, So Cereal Maker Giving Away Free Flowers

In a partnership with Vesey’s Seeds, the cereal giant is sending seeds to anyone who signs up on the website as part of the #BringBacktheBees campaign. “People need bees. And now bees need people,” . Cheerios sites facts on its website about declining …

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Why Cheerios is offering you free wildflower seeds

The company – partnering with Veseys Seeds – is pledging to send out 100-million wildflower seeds. It has started a Bring Back the Bees initiative that involves persuading people to distribute wildflower seeds, which will help bees feast. As a General

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Honey Nut Cheerios’ BuzzBee missing from iconic cereal box for important cause

Shoppers might notice something unusual about the boxes of Honey Nut Cheerios on grocery store shelves this spring. BuzzBee, the brand’s iconic spokesbee, is missing, and there’s a very important reason why. Buzz disappeared from boxes because …

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Cheerios Just Gave Away 1.5 Billion Wildflower Seeds to Help Save Bees

The earth’s bees are facing serious challenges to their survival. With threats ranging from habitat loss, the use of pesticides and disease to climate change, many species are declining at worrying rates. Thankfully, they’re not without advocates who

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Honey Nut Cheerios Free Seed Campaign Launched to Protect Bees

A new Honey Nut Cheerios campaign called Bring Back The Bees has begun rolling out to protect bees, and by extension, protect our food supplies. The breakfast cereal, which uses “iconic spokesbee” BuzzBee to promote its product, is the focal point of a …

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Where’s Buzz? Honey Nut Cheerios reveal they have pulled their famous mascot from boxes to highlight the …

The popular cereal brand Cheerio’s has removed its mascot ‘Buzz the Bee’ from boxes in the hope that it will raise awareness for endangered species. Cheerio’s has chosen to use their platform to stand in solidarity with bees that are at risk of

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Where Is Buzz the Bee? Why Cheerios’ Beloved Bee Mascot Dissappeared From the Cereal Box

Cheerios’ beloved mascot, Buzz the Bee, has disappeared from the boxes of Honey Nut Cheerios to serve as a stark reminder that the world’s bee population is gradually nearing its end. (Photo : Justin Sullivan/Getty Images). Cheerios’ beloved mascot

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Here’s why Honey Nut Cheerios pulled its bee mascot

General Mills has pulled its bee mascot Buzz from Honey Nut Cheerios cereal boxes in the US to mark the start of the brand’s #BringBackTheBees campaign to help support pollinator conservation. “As a General Mills cereal built around nutrition, helping …

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How To Participate In Cheerios’ Bring Back The Bees Campaign, Because Pollinators Need Help

Spring has officially sprung as of early Monday morning, and one popular breakfast cereal has gotten into the spring of things with a unique awareness campaign: #BringBackTheBees. General Mills aims to tackle the issue of declining bee populations with …

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Not everyone’s thrilled Cheerios gave away 1.5 billion wildflower seeds to save the bees

Cheerios’ recent campaign to give away flower seeds was both wildly popular and, no surprise, controversial. General Mills, maker of the O-shaped oat cereal, said it initially planned to dole out 100 million wildflower seeds to customers who requested

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Cheerios Is Giving Away Free Wildflower Seeds to Help Save Bees. But Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Plant Them

In an effort to help the declining bee population in the U.S., Cheerios removed its bee mascot Buzz from the front of its cereal boxes and is sending out free wildflower seed packets to people across the country — a move that could be dangerous since

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Critics say Cheerios’ bee-saving campaign could hurt some ecosystems

To help declining bee populations, General Mills recently gave out 1.5 billion wildflower seeds meant to be planted across the country. But the company appears to have chosen a one-size-fits-all approach for the campaign instead of focusing on …

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