A year ago, Monsanto purchased the company, BEEOLOGICS. Here is the link to the page on their website http://www.monsanto.com/newsviews/Pages/the-buzz-on-beologics.aspx
I believe this is a very disturbing step and one that we, as a global population, should be monitoring very carefully
RNAi-based products are a mechanism meant to block gene expression. RNAi-based products are genetically engineered products that Monsanto is intending to use on honey bees. The same bees whose health, many beekeepers believe, has already been compromised by Monsanto’s genetically-engineered, Round-up resistant plants.
By the way, the global markets for RNAi drug and technologies is estimated to be worth some 15 billion dollars, rising to 24 billion by 2015…