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This is What Your Grocery Store Would Look Like Without Bees

Adele Peters

As bees continue to die off, the USDA said in a new report last month that we're at risk of not being able to pollinate food crops. What would it mean for the food system if there were no bees? Whole Foods decided to tell the story by pulling products from their shelves that rely on bees—everything from apples to broccoli to carrots. In total, 237 products, or more than half of their produce department, disappeared.

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