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Haagen-Dazs gift to support Penn State honeybee research
Date:2/20/2008

As the pollination season approaches in Pennsylvania and the Northeast, scientists at Penn State and elsewhere continue to seek answers to the decline of the nation's honeybees and other pollinators, which are critical to the production of $15 billion worth of crops in the United States. To assist in this effort, a major ice cream brand has stepped up to support honeybee research and education.

Haagen-Dazs has announced a gift of $150,000 toward honeybee-related programs in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences. The college has taken a lead role in investigating the cause or causes of Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD), a mysterious ailment that has decimated honeybee colonies across the country over the last 18 months.

Haagen-Dazs also will contribute $100,000 to the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility at the University of California, Davis.

The donations are part of the company's "Haagen-Dazs Loves Honey Bees" consumer education campaign aimed at generating awareness among ice cream lovers about the dire situation facing managed and wild pollinators and what can be done to help.

"Haagen-Dazs ice cream is made from the finest all-natural ingredients, and the plight of the honeybee could mean many of the ingredients used in our top flavors, like Vanilla Swiss Almond and Strawberry, would be difficult to source," said Haagen-Dazs brand manager Josh Gellert.

Diana Cox-Foster, Penn State professor of entomology and co-chair of a national working group of CCD researchers, said Haagen-Dazs' contribution will allow Penn State to purchase two expensive pieces of equipment that will enable faster processing of samples and aid in the molecular detection and identification of viruses, pesticides and other substances potentially harmful to honeybees and other pollinators.

The gift also will support training of graduate and undergraduate students by providing small grants for student research on bee-re
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Contact: Chuck Gill
cdg5@psu.edu
814-863-2713
Penn State
Source:Eurekalert

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