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Old 09 May 2018, 01:14 PM
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Originally Posted by Esprise Me View Post

[Quoted by, not written by, Esprise Me]:

Remember that bees are in the business of collecting a flower's nectar, not pollen to produce honey.
Some pollen does wind up in the honey, though. Large scale commercial honey usually has had the pollen filtered out; local honey from a small scale producer may not have been through this process, either because the producer didn't invest in the equipment or because customers prefer the unfiltered (I personally think it tastes better.)

Of course that doesn't mean that eating the honey reduces allergies. I'm just picking a nit.
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