Fukushima: Russia and South Korea Ban Japanese Fish…


A ban on fish and seafood imports from Japan, introduced on April 6 2011 in connection with the accident at the Fukushima-1 nuclear power plant, will remain in effect in full, the federal veterinary and phytosanitary oversight service Rosselkhoznadzor has reported.

It said the ban applies to 242 companies located in eight prefectures of Japan. The ban remains in effect despite Japanese officials’ repeated requests to lift it,” Rosselkhoznadzor said. This decision is based on the monitoring, run by Russian services, and by international and foreign organizations.

Five hundred and twenty-four Japanese companies that process fish from areas not contaminated after the accident have the right to export fish, fish products and seafood.

Products arriving from these companies are rigorously controlled for radiation, Rosselkhoznadzor said.

Kyodo News: S. Korea bans all fishery products from 8 Japan prefectures — Gov’t: Unclear how Fukushima incident will progress in future
South Korea announced Friday it has placed an import ban on all fisheries products from 8 Japanese prefectures, including Fukushima. The decision was made Friday following a meeting between government agencies chaired by Prime Minister Chung Hong Won and the ruling party. […]

The move comes as a widespread radiation scare in South Korea is leading to a sharp drop in the consumption of fisheries products. “The measure comes as our people’s concerns are growing over the fact that hundreds of tons of radiation contaminated water are leaked daily from the site of Japan’s nuclear accident in Fukushima,” the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries said in a press release. “The measure also comes as the government concluded that it is unclear how the incident in Japan will progress in the future and that the information the Japanese government has provided so far is not enough to predict future developments.” […]

“Imports of all fishery products from eight prefectures surrounding Japan’s Fukushima, which is seriously polluted and damaged by radiation, will be banned,” the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries said […] The eight prefectures include Fukushima, Ibaraki, Gunma, Miyagi, Iwate, Tochigi, Chiba and Aomori.

September 20, 2013 at 6:21 pm Log in to Reply
And many examples of food being grown in hotzones, then packed and/or labeled as produce of another prefecture:

Rice grown in Miyagi contains more than double legal limit of radioactive cesium

Fukushima cucumbers relabeled and sold in Tokyo

More than 10,000 cesium pork were distributed to all over in Japan. http://www.dianuke.org/fukushima-diary-mochizuki-cheshire-iori-2607/


Plus campaigns to ‘Eat FUKUNUKU’ for ‘support’:

Japan’s ‘Eat and Support’ campaign

“Eat and Support Fukushima” Campaign Going Strong in Its 3rd Year: Train Full of Fukushima Peach Ads in Tokyo

“Support by eating” campaign caused children internal exposure

Something Wicked This Way Comes…

Why Marin County Has The Highest Breast Cancer Rate In The United States


This is an Issue of Human Survival

“We are now within two months of what may be humankind’s most dangerous moment since the Cuban Missile Crisis.

There is no excuse for not acting. All the resources our species can muster must be focussed on the fuel pool at Fukushima Unit 4.

Fukushima’s owner, Tokyo Electric (Tepco), says that within as few as 60 days it may begin trying to remove more than 1300 spent fuel rods from a badly damaged pool perched 100 feet in the air. The pool rests on a badly damaged building that is tilting, sinking and could easily come down in the next earthquake, if not on its own.”

The engineering and scientific barriers to emptying the Unit Four fuel pool are unique and daunting, says Gundersen. But it must be done to 100% perfection.

Should the attempt fail, the rods could be exposed to air and catch fire, releasing horrific quantities of radiation into the atmosphere. The pool could come crashing to the ground, dumping the rods together into a pile that could fission and possibly explode. The resulting radioactive cloud would threaten the health and safety of all us.

Chernobyl’s first 1986 fallout reached California within ten days. Fukushima’s in 2011 arrived in less than a week. A new fuel fire at Unit 4 would pour out a continuous stream of lethal radioactive poisons for centuries.

Former Ambassador Mitsuhei Murata says full-scale releases from Fukushima “would destroy the world environment and our civilization. This is not rocket science, nor does it connect to the pugilistic debate over nuclear power plants. This is an issue of human survival.”
– See more at: http://www.zengardner.com/fukushima-fuel-pool-crisis-issue-human-survival/#sthash.2RjNqMnZ.dpuf

Sadly, in our real life Shakespearean not so comical tragedy playing out in real time, the common peoples only response to reach our ‘representatives’ on this most vital matter is to submit our deep concerns to take immediate action to an online petition.

Albert Krauss (aitengri) September 21, 2013 at 4:10 pm

I’ve been reading about this looming “crisis” for some time now, and wonder what it would take to jolt urgent response (international collaboration and assistance) from our brain dead militarists and foreign policy wonks, to say nothing of our paralyzed Congress and assorted international regulatory and oversight bodies. What do you think?

The Nuclear industry has a choke hold on most Western countries. Don’t expect any help from them that would make nuclear look unsafe to the sheeple. After all, there are 104 of these death traps in the US and 1/3 of them were built by the same corporation, GE.