Re: Dublin Bay seaweed (..was 'Any foragers in Ireland...')
- --- In email@example.com, "sonnicat" <nchroustchoff@h...> wrote:
> Seaweed, yes, lovely stuff, here in Wales we eat it as 'laverbread'.
> However the danger that you need to be aware of comes not so much
> from sewage pollution as from concentration of radioactive isotopes,
> especially since Dublin is not far across the water from that prime
> source of contamination - Sellafield. Have a look on the Web before
> you go for it; here's one hit I found:
> which warns of high concentrations on the NE coast of Ireland!
Yes, someone (offlist) has pointed out the same problem to me since my
previous message. It's a shame really - and a disgrace of course! It
probably should have occured to me already though. I guess my
seaweed-tasting will have to wait until my next visit to the Atlantic