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Local Food Thrives Amidst Japanese Radiation Fears

Cleaning up Fukushima Still Dangerous
Science News by NewsLook

For Japanese shoppers, food safety was taken for granted until the Fukushima crisis. Now many have lost faith in government guarantees and fear that radiation could have contaminated their diet.

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4:43AM PDT on Mar 11, 2013

Very good video.

9:47AM PDT on Sep 25, 2012

Water contamination, soil contamination - is there no end to the misery of this area. How very tragic.

11:55AM PDT on Apr 24, 2012

Thanks

5:32PM PDT on Apr 1, 2012

Noted...

12:32PM PDT on Mar 22, 2012

I'm sorry, but did I miss something? What does the title of the post have to do with the video?

10:05AM PDT on Mar 17, 2012

Ok, so Mit and Berny can go move in next door to a nuclear facility and see how they enjoy that. GL, guys!

There's dying and then there's months/years of sickness and wasting away due to slow poisoning. It is pointless to pull out statistics like how many highway deaths occur. These kinds of statistics are not the point. We are all going to die - eventually. In the meantime its important to try and create a healthy world by not building nuclear plants, weapons. And raising food in uncontaminated areas.

5:23PM PDT on Mar 14, 2012

Not quite true, Hartson. It won't take 250,000 years. If it did, Nagasaki wouldn't have been rebuilt as the Fat Boy bomb was a Plutonium device. By the way only PU-239 has that half life (24100 yrs). Other isotopes of PU range from 14 years to 80 million. Plutonium is the heaviest element to exist in nature. Yes primordial Plutonium does exist in trace amounts on Earth.

I have to agree with Berny. Many more people will have died as a result of the tidal waves than will have died from the radiation.

8:48AM PDT on Mar 11, 2012


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11:57PM PST on Mar 10, 2012

Heart breaking.

10:06PM PST on Mar 10, 2012

'Glowing good' health?

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