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Scotts Miracle-Gro Leads Pack in Cutting Bee-Harming Pesticides

Scotts Miracle-Gro Co. made an unusual move last year when the company announced it would remove a class of insecticides linked to bee deaths from its Ortho brand of home and garden products by 2021.

 

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