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Klamath Lake Bluegreen Algae Is Toxic and Should Be Avoided

I have said for years that Klamath Lake algae should not consumed. It is an area of intense agricultural runoff and is a polluted lake. This algae, which is known as Klamath Lake blue-green algae (aphanizomenon flos-aquae, AFA) is also quite toxic. Actually, Cyanobacteria is not an algae. In recently published reports researchers have demonstrated conclusively that I am indeed correct about this issue and that AFA should be avoided. In fact, AFA is the bane of many lakes around the world where scientists and governments have fought long battles to rid it from the environment due to its incredible destructive power. Continue reading

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