Radioactive Wild Boars Still Roaming the Forests of Germany

0
385

An anonymous reader writes 28 years after the Chernobyl accident, tests have found that more than one in three Saxony boars give off such high levels of radiation that they are unfit for consumption. In 2009 almost €425, 000 ($555, 000) was paid out to hunters in compensation for wild boar meat that was too contaminated to be sold. “It doesn’t cover the loss from game sales, but at least it covers the cost of disposal, ” says Steffen Richter, the head of the Saxon State Hunters Association. Read more of this story at Slashdot.

Read the original:
Radioactive Wild Boars Still Roaming the Forests of Germany

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

*

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.