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Breaking news Ecology Food contamination

Over double density of Cesium-134/137 as safety limit detected from served school lunch in Utsunomiya city

Photo ; Bamboo shoot [wikipedia]   According to Utsunomiya city government, they detected over double density of Cs-134/137 as safety level from school lunch after serving it to the students

Breaking news Export from Japan Politics

Hong Kong rice and beef bowl shop declared not to use Fukushima rice and vegetable

On 10/13/2015, a rice and beef bowl shop posted on facebook that they do not use rice and vegetable produced in Fukushima. This shop is a franchise of a Japanese

Breaking news Ecology Food contamination

Significant level of Cs-134/137 measured from 46 of 50 dried persimmons from Fukushima

Photo : Dried Persimmon [Wikipedia]   On 10/5/2015, MHLW (Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare) reported they detected significant density of Cesium-134/137 from 46 of 50 dried persimmons produced in

Breaking news Export from Japan Politics

Taiwan to ban all food imports from Japan

Related to this article.. Japanese contaminated area products found illegally imported, deceptively labelled and sold in Taiwan [URL]   From 5/15/2015, Taiwan is going to ban importing all kinds of food

Breaking news Export from Japan Politics

Japanese contaminated area products found illegally imported, deceptively labelled and sold in Taiwan

On 3/24/2015, the government of Taiwan announced they found food products from Japanese contaminated areas were illegally imported, deceptively labelled and sold in department stores. The government of Taiwan bans

Breaking news Misinformation Politics

JP Gov to quit radiation test on 20 kinds of food / Checking beef farmer only once a year

On 3/20/2015, MHLW (Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare) announced they are going to stop radiation test on 20 sorts of food including Japanese apricot and tea. The new rule

Breaking news Export from Japan Politics

JP export of agricultural products in 2014 grew to highest since 1955 / The second largest importer is USA

On 2/10/2015, MAFF (the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries) announced the export value of Japanese agricultural products grew to the highest since they started taking the statistics in 1955.

Breaking news Domestic and global Environment Ecology

Panasonic to reuse Fukushima factory as vegetable factory

On 1/9/2015, Panasonic announced they are going to reuse Fukushima factory as vegetable plant. The Fukushima factory used to manufacture digital camera. Having the sales of digital camera rapidly drop,

Breaking news Politics Support by eating

Consumers not to buy Fukushima food increased 4.3% / Gov “Needs stronger collaboration with media”

Photo : “Tokyo supermarket for foreign tourists push significant number of Fukushima products / Labels in Kanji” [URL]   Consumers who avoid agricultural products from Fukushima increased by 4.3%. On

Breaking news Ecology Food contamination

Mushroom contamination map shows contaminated products mainly consumed in Kanto area

Mushroom contamination map shows contaminated products are mainly distributed and consumed in Kanto area. The map is based on MHLW (Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare) ‘s analysis on 330,000