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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

Breaking news Misinformation Politics

“Worried about living in the disaster area”, 30,000 Tokyo households moved / Same number as Fukushima

30,000 households in Tokyo moved from 311 to 10/1/2013 “being worried about living in the disaster area”, surveyed by Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications. This is the same number as

Breaking news Ecology Food contamination

Charcoal in kettle turned rainbow-colored in Tokyo – Photos

(* This article is reposted due to the server error.)   A Japanese citizen posted on an internet forum that the person’s charcoal put in kettle became rainbow-colored. The charcoal

Breaking news Politics Support by eating

Tokyo supermarket for foreign tourists push significant number of Fukushima products / Labels in Kanji

A supermarket in Tokyo for foreign tourists sell significant number of Fukushima products. It’s TAKEYA located near JR Okachimachi station. Their website reads, it’s the most popular discount store among

Breaking news Natural disasters

10 quakes within 10 hours in Izu-ohshima island / Epicenter “Very shallow”

According to Japan Meteorological Agency, 10 earthquakes occurred in Izu-ohshima island only within 10 hours on 7/28/2014. Izu-ohshima island is located approx. 110km in the south of Tokyo.   The

Breaking news Politics Support by eating

[Reader's post] Tokyo supermarket selling peach labelled with double origins / “Fukushima・Wakayama” – Photo

A supermarket in Tokyo was selling peach labeling two different origins at once. A reader posted this on 7/23/2014.   The reader states the peach was found yesterday. The label

Misinformation Politics

GOOGLE maps indicates an irrelevant power plant 50km north of actual as Fukushima nuclear plant

Photo : This wrong “Fukushima plant” that Google tells you would not affect Tokyo even if additional explosion happens because it’s over 250km from Tokyo (Actually it would).   Google

Domestic and global Environment Ecology

126 Bq/Kg of Cesium-134/137 from sandbox in a park of Tokyo

Photo : From google street view of the sampling location   A citizen’s radiation measurement station in Saitama measured significantly high level of radiation in sand of a park in

Domestic and global Environment Ecology

1.4 μSv/h measured in Edogawa ward Tokyo after Typhoon Neoguri passed – Photo

A local citizen posted a picture (attached above) of radiation measurement. The reading was 1.396 μSv/h. The location was in a riverbed of Arakawa-river in Edogawa ward, Tokyo, where Tokyo

Cover-ups Fukushima Plant

Unconfirmed info “Tepco’s ex-chairman Katsumata was witnessed in a hospital of Tokyo”

Anonymous post reported Katsumata was seen in a hospital of Tokyo. Katsumata was Tepco’s chairman when 311 took place until he stepped down in June of 2012. This is unconfirmed information.