Will absorbic acid hurt bees. the neighbors always leave fruit juice containers partially empty laying around(kids mostly) and im concerned about the bees going to the juice and drinking it. even 100% fruit juice has absorbic acid in it.
ascorbic acid will just invert some of the sugars in whatever "mixture" the acid is in. It makes sugar syrup more like nectar in small dosages. I don't endorse or condemn it, but it sure does help the bees decide that the sugar syrup is better.
Scot Mc Pherson
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