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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

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Origin of 16,703 food products not known in the radiation test of Ministry of health

Note : If you are from the international mass media, Don’t read this site before taking a contact with me.     According to Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare,

Export from Japan

American safety limit for the imports of Japanese food is 12 times more lax than Japan

According to the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, USA bans importing food from 14 prefectures in Japan at the moment of 9/9/2013. The kinds of the agricultural products that

Support by eating

[Reader's info] Sales promotion of Fukushima products (including food) at Nippori station Tokyo

One of the readers nicely gave this information. JR East Station Retailing Co.,Ltd is holding the sales promotion of Fukushima products at Nippori station in Tokyo. The promoted products include

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[11months concealment] Sr-90 measured from children’s food in Fukushima, Fukushima gov “not dangerous level”

  On 5/9/2013, Fukushima prefectural government announced the radiation data of daily food in Fukushima. As a result, Sr-90 was measured from 3 of 78 samples. The details are below,

Food contamination

[Distributed ?] 16,740 Bq/Kg from PROCESSED shiitake mushroom

Following up this article..Citizen’s lab”Average contamination of food samples in Nagano was 154 Bq/Kg, highest in Japan, 150% of safety limit” [URL] CRMS, the citizen’s lab has been analyzing 6,886