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Wax Foundation Contains High Levels of Pesticides

Wax Foundation Contains High Levels of Pesticides

  Beeswax is naturally porous and soaks up chemical residues like a sponge.  Since the majority of commercial beeswax comes from hives treated with various pesticides, the chemicals inevitably end up in the wax. Other pesticide and fungicide residues found in wax can come from tainted nectar and pollen that the bees bring back from…Continue Reading

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