Bees Immune Systems are built within local environments. Enslaving them, hauling them across state boundaries and even to different countries flies in the face of their natural ability to adjust to local pathogens.
100: Percentage of U.S. apple, broccoli, and carrot crops dependent on pollination
90: Percentage of pollinators for these crops that are honeybees
50: Percentage by which U.S. managed-bee population has declined since 1940