To whom it may concern:
STOP THIS INSANITY. Aphanizomenon flos-aquae has been implicated in the
poisoning and death of animals. See:
Schwimmer, M. and D. Schwimmer. 1962. The role of algae and plankton in
medicine. Grune & Stratton, New York.
Schwimmer, M. and D. Schwimmer. 1968. Medical aspects of phycology. In
Algae, Man and the Environment, ed. D. F. Jackson, pp. 279-358. Syracuse
Univ. Press, New York.
Gorham, P. R. 1964. Toxic Algae. In Algae and Man, ed. D. F. Jackson, pp.
307-336. Plenum Press, New York.
You fools are going to kill people.
Norman Andresen E-Mail: [log in to unmask]
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On Thu, 14 Nov 1996, JASCOSuburban Clearing House wrote:
> I'm curious to know if anyone can point the direction to articles or studies
> confirming the nutritive properties/value of APHANIZOMENON FLOS-AQUAE.
> APHANIZOMENON FLOS-AQUAE is currently harvested in quantity from a
> freshwater lake in southern Oregon, processed, and sold as a food product.
> I am intrigued by the claims made by distributors of the product and would
> like to know if independent clinical data exists.