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Watch it, the palm wine you drink could be poisonous

Palmwine Pic A Deputy Director of the International Stingless Bee Centre, University of Cape Coast, Dr Kwame Aidoo is counselling consumers of palm wine to be wary of some dangerous practices that may render the product poisonous. He says for example that palm wine tappers are using harmful insecticides to control organisms that cause rot at the incision point of the palm trunk, and this makes the wine poisonous as the practice contaminates the wine and makes it unsafe for human consumption. According to the Ghana News Agency, Dr. Aidoo said this at two-day “Global Pollination Project” training for journalists at » Read More

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