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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

Ecology Food contamination

Tokyo supermarket sells Fukushima tomatoes for 50% price of other origins

A reader provided Fukushima Diary with a piece of information to let us know what is actually going-on in the supermarkets in Tokyo.   The picture sent shows a pack

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17,060 Bq/Kg from Chengiopanax sciadophylloides in Fukushima / 13,742 Bq/Kg from Ash for cooking

Still extremely high level of Cs-134/137 is measured from agricultural products in Fukushima, according to Fukushima city government. On 6/16/2014, Fukushima city government published the report about food measurement results

Food contamination Support by eating

New TV ad of support by eating emphasizes eating “mushroom”

      Following up this article.. [Support by eating] Idol group to fight harmful rumor “Just eat it for starters, and go to Fukushima” [URL]   The new TV

Export from Japan

Japan budgets 22 billion yen to increase food export / 14 times much as 2012

↑ Japanese government’s budget on food export is rapidly increasing since 2012.   Japanese government budgets 22 billion yen to increase Japanese food export for fiscal 2014, according to the

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Significant level of cesium-134/137 from 3 of 3 bamboo shoot samples in Yokohama

Significant level of Cs-134/137 were measured from 3 of 3 bamboo shoot samples in Yokohama.   Over 3 years have passed but still Cs-134/137 are detected from food. The sampling