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Re: Dublin Bay seaweed (..was 'Any foragers in Ireland...')

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  • David Collins
    ... Hi, 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
    Message 1 of 9 , Feb 22, 2005
      --- In pfaf@yahoogroups.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:
      > www.nci.org/02/01/23-08.htm
      > which warns of high concentrations on the NE coast of Ireland!

      Hi,
      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
      coast!
      Thanks
      David
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