12 Mar 2020

Nights Science - Mad Honey

From Nights, 7:35 pm on 12 March 2020

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

Rhododendron doldentraubiger Blütenstand Photo: Philipp Guttmann / CC BY-SA (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)

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.

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

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