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Don’t eat more than two octopus heads a day.

Authorities in the South Korean capital are trying to untangle themselves from a slimy row: how many octopus heads is it safe to eat?

Octopus heads are a favorite dish on the peninsula — for their apparent aphrodisiac qualities.

In September, the Seoul city government enraged restaurateurs and the fishing industry when it announced octopus heads contained hazardous amounts of cadmium, a carcinogen that poisons the liver and kidneys.

It advised against eating more than two heads a day.

via Seoul squirms over octopus head war – Yahoo! News.

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October 26, 2010 - Posted by | animals | ,

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