Last night, June 2nd, 12 Midnight EST, Boston PBS affiliate WGBH-TV (Channel 2 in Boston) broadcast its public affairs program "Greater Boston" with Emily Rooney.
The topic was the Red Tide issue.
One of the guests was Steve Woodman, of Woodman’s of Essex, who ststes that their clams are now being purchased from Canada, to avoid any of these issues.
The other guest, whose name I do not recall, was from Woods Hole Oceanagraphic Institute, and he claimed that currently, there are enough toxins created by this red tide that a human could be killed by eating a SINGLE clam.
Both men wanted the public to appreciate the fact that this is shellfish only-meaning clams, scallops, and oysters….and not lobsters, crabs, and shrimp.
Unfortunatly, the website has not posted the webcast of this program at this time-it probably will be posted next week.