Project snapshot: Increasing the value of Australian honey as a health food
Honey has a long history of use to treat digestive ailments and research suggests honey acts as a prebiotic food that favourably changes the balance...
Published: 19 Jan 2007
Author(s): Greer, Patricia
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American Foulbrood (AFB) is a serious bacterial disease of honeybees in Australia, causing major economic loss to apiarists. Infection is known to occur in a variety of ways including ingestion of contaminated honey or pollen, the interchange of contaminated equipment between colonies and drifting of bees between colonies.