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Guest: Terry Ingram – Man’s Bees Are Taken By The Illinois Dept. Of Agriculture

Elizabeth Dougherty spoke with Terry Ingram about the 2011 removal of his bees by the Illinois Department of Agriculture.  While he was away, agents entered his property and took his bees after some of them exhibited resistance to glyphosate, the active ingredient in RoundUp.  In the process, they destroyed years of research.

What happened to his bees, then?

After all this time, he still doesn’t know.

Here’s what he had to say:

About Terry Ingram from his website: Terry Ingram



About elizabethd

Elizabeth Dougherty has been cooking and writing about food intensively for more than ten years. She is the fourth generation of chefs and gourmet grocers in her family with her mother, Francesca Esposito and grandmother, Carmella being major influences in her early cooking years. As a teenager, her family sent her to Europe where she became focused on French and Italian cuisine. She survived a year and half of culinary tutelage under a maniacal Swiss-German chef and is a graduate of NYIT, Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality, Business and Labor Relations. Food Nation Radio has won two news awards for content. Broadcasting LIVE each week, nationwide, on and stations around the country.

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