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California bans commercial crab fishing due to excessive radiation in seafood? Really?

squirelIn November of last year, California state officials placed an indefinite hold on the commercial crab season, in order to protect public health. The reason given by the state was dangerously high levels of algal toxins in the bodies of the crabs. But according to New York radio station 95.1 FM (SuperStation 95), insiders from the California Fish and Game Commission have revealed that the real reason for the ban was dangerously high levels of radioactivity resulting from the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster. I’ve heard it all now! Read the rest here 12:10

Photos:Commercial crab fishing season starts Saturday

While recreational crab fishing started on Nov.1, commercial fisherman at Pillar Point Harbor were busy this week getting boats ready for their season that starts on Saturday.Photos by John Green/Bay Area News Group See the rest here 22:43