Japan’s radioactive sushi and seas

Nearly every day in Japan more radioactive news leaks out…

radioactive fish japan Radioactive sea life off Japan

AFP | May 26, 2011 02:09 AM US/Eastern
Greenpeace said it detected seaweed radiation levels 50 times higher than official limits, which it charged raised “serious concerns about continued long-term risks to people and the environment from contaminated seawater”.
It also said that tests, which it said were independently verified by French and Belgian laboratories, showed above-legal levels of radioactive iodine-131 and caesium-137 in several species of fish and shellfishmore...

…Yikes! I’m lucky to be vacationing in the mountains of Colorado right now (even though the level of natural background radiation in the Colorado foothills is higher than Tokyo, post Fukushima Meltdown).
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7 thoughts on “Japan’s radioactive sushi and seas”

  1. Teach Engrish in Scenic Fukushima wrote:
    …you can still ride that gravy train in Japan, get laid and get payed!…

    She-e-e-it!
    The radioactive salary of 210,000yen per month for teaching engRish in Meltdown Fukushima is BELOW the average salary of a night clerk in a 7/11 convenience store in Tokyo.

  2. High radiation found on seabed in 300-km stretch off Fukushima
    Kyodo | May 28, 2011
    Radiation levels up to several hundred times normal have been detected on the Pacific seabed in a 300-kilometer-long area off the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, the science ministry said Friday. The ministry said high-level radioactive materials were detected on the seabed in a north-south stretch ranging from Kesennuma, Miyagi Prefecture, to Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, and warned the contamination could affect the safety of seafood. The science ministry said it detected iodine and cesium on the seabed at 12 spots 15- to 50-km from the coastline between May 9 and 14.

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