"To explain the value of bees in everyday life, Isaacs, a professor of entomology, focused on the sometimes unfamiliar relationships between bees and some of Michigan residents’ favorite foods.
"The all-beef patties McDonald’s restaurants serve by the billions? Isaac linked the beef to cows, and the cows to the alfalfa upon which they might munch and the alfalfa to — you guessed it — bees in their role as pollinators of alfalfa blooms."
Bee-Palooza at MSU proves popular
Written by Steven R. Reed
On a side note, this may help explain Michigan's obesity problem... our favorite foods come from McDonald's.