Rhododendron and similar plants, contain toxic chemicals called grayanotoxins. These toxins can accumulate in honey, particularly around the Black Sea region of Turkey.
Rhododendron doldentraubiger Blütenstand
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Leo Schepp from Toxinform joins us from a trip to the US to tell us more.
Leo Schepp standing in the very large hanger of the aircraft carrier Midway, that is now a floating museum in San Diego.
Photo: Leo Schepp