‘COURTEBY’ — the new replacement for Tokyo’s fish market

Is “COURTEBY” the new name for the replacement of the venerable Tsukiji fish market of Tokyo? evil-laugh

Iconic Tokyo fish market to close, replacement design unveiled
CNN Travel | Dec. 11 , 2012
The Tokyo metropolitan government recently released its design for a new wholesale seafood market set to open in 2014Tsukiji market’s planned replacementwill begin once the Tokyo government successfully neutralizes toxic substances from a nearby former gas factorymore
tsukiji new fish market tokyo COURTEBY

The rest-of-the-story is the Tokyo goverment is forcing Tsukiji fish market to relocate to the contaminated former site of Tokyo Gas’ main refinery. Besides earthquake liquefaction risks, that land is polluted with benzene, hydrocyanic acid, chromium, etc., at levels verified to be thousands to tens of thousands of times over government’s own safey levels. radioactive fish japan
However, that new site is no problem since the fish sold in Tsukiji is already contaminated with mercury (3Yen / 2010-04-26) and is radioactive (3Yen / 2012-10-26). →

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5 thoughts on “‘COURTEBY’ — the new replacement for Tokyo’s fish market”

  1. Since maguro/tuna sushi is already has mercury, the new Toyosu Fish Market will help add to the flavor.

    Excessive mercury found in air samples from new wholesale market
    The Japan Times | Oct. 15, 2016
    Mercury at 5 to 7 times the national air quality standard was found in air samples from the basement of a building at the wholesale market built to replace Tokyo’s famed Tsukiji fish market, the metropolitan government said Saturday.
    An analysis of air samples taken in the basement of the fruit section of the new market in late September and early this month showed the air contained 0.20-0.28 micrograms of mercury per cubic meter, according to officials.


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