Fast-food chain to start growing produce near Fukushima’s contaminated zone
2013-10-02 0:00

Red Ice Creations



As every bluefin tuna tested in the waters off California has shown recently to be contaminated by Fukushima radiation, it’s not only the people around Fukushima or Japan itself that need to be extremely vigilant about contaminated food!

But this apparent attempt to turn back time and farm the once-fertile grounds might be a dangerous delusion - especially in light of recent reports showing that the Fukushima workers were told to alter detection devices and downplay radiation levels, and Japan’s nuclear regulator has found Fukushima inspections to be ’inadequate’.

Salon reports...

---
Fast-food chain to start growing produce near Fukushima’s contaminated zone
By Lindsay Abrams | Salon

A Japanese fast-food chain is partnering with local farmers to grow produce for distribution throughout the country. The trouble is, those farmers are local to Fukushima, the site of the 2011 nuclear disaster.

Over 160,000 residents were evacuated from the area surrounding Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi Power Plant when three of its nuclear reactors experienced core meltdown, releasing unknown amounts of radiation into the land, sea and air. The government made the 20 kilometers immediately surrounding the plant a mandatory evacuation zone, up to 30 miles radius was considered voluntary, and additional areas were cleared depending on wind direction. Many people have yet to return.

The fast-food company, Yoshinoya Holdings, is setting up plots for onion, cabbage and rice 100 kilometers — or 60 miles — southwest from the reactors.

[...]

Read the full article at: salon.com




Related Articles
Radioactive Bluefin Tuna Caught off California Coast
Don’t Worry Radiation From Fukushima is Harmless
Ukraine, Japan to monitor Chernobyl and Fukushima from space
Pump and pray: Tepco might have to pour water on Fukushima wreckage forever
Japan ponders freezing Fukushima ground to stop leaks
Japan nuclear body says radioactive water at Fukushima an emergency
Germany’s radioactive boars a legacy of Chernobyl
Typhoon hits Japan, Fukushima operator releases radiation water into sea
Radiation fears push pancakes off the Korean holiday menu
Vietnam lifts radiation inspection on Japanese food imports


Latest News from our Front Page

DNA discovery unearths 'unknown chapter in human history' in Europe 15,000 years ago
2016-02-09 4:31
Scientists studying the DNA of ancient Europeans found evidence of a 'major population upheaval' at the end of the last Ice Age A major and unexplained population shift occurred in Europe around 15,000 years ago when local hunter-gatherers were almost completely replaced by a group from another area, scientists researching our ancestors' genetics have discovered. The findings were made after the ...
Hackers Leak Info on 9,372 DHS Employees
2016-02-08 22:30
Homeland Security claims there is no indication that any breach of sensitive or personally identifiable information occurred Hackers released the names, positions, phone numbers and email addresses of more than 20,000 alleged FBI employees Monday only hours after leaking similar data from more than 9,000 people at the DHS. The group claiming responsibility, known as “DotGovs,” first alerted Infowars to the alleged ...
Gyms, Wikipedia, & Anti-White Racism
2016-02-08 22:16
A media-generated “uproar” following the innocent renaming of a River Falls, Wisconsin, school gym, and the blatant manipulation of Wikipedia, have served as the latest examples of the ongoing anti-white racism which is becoming endemic in society at large. As reported in the River Falls Journal, the Meyer Middle School in River Falls, Wisconsin, needed a new fitness center. To this ...
Pegida's Multi - Culti (state) Agenda!
2016-02-08 4:49
This guy raises some very interesting points regarding the recent PEGIDA launch in the UK and around Europe. Make sure to check out the videos below. The focus on the criticism descends into a Nazi accusation contest. "No no THEY are the REAL Nazi's." Pegida UK is fronted by Tommy Robinson, Paul Weston and Anne Marie Waters. They held a demo in ...
Sweden plans to expel up to 80,000 asylum-seekers (that didn't seek asylum)
2016-02-08 3:58
Enrichment Sweden intends to expel up to 80,000 migrants who arrived in 2015 and whose application for asylum has been rejected, Interior Minister Anders Ygeman said Wednesday. Ed: Wait, so they are in the country despite being rejected asylum? How did that happen and who let them in then? "We are talking about 60,000 people but the number could climb to 80,000," the ...
More News »