We all like honey. It is super-sweet, delicious, and makes our tea taste better. Next time you spend some time in the honey aisle wondering whether you should buy a pricey premium artisanal honey or store-brand nectar in a plastic bear, think twice before making your decision.
Food Safety News did a searing investigation and found that 76% of the honey sold in grocery stores is treated with “ultra-filtration,” a process that not only removes impurities like wax, but also pollen traces. Taking all brands into consideration, generic brands were the most likely to be ultra-filtered.