So they have decided to resume rice shipments from Fukushima. Why?
To scare the public? To cause people to horde rice from other prefectures? To kill off the restaurant industry?
No one will want to eat outside their homes for fear of where the rice came from.
They say they tested the rice twice for radioactive cesium.
Moshi Moshi, uh,....Hello!
There are a lot more elements than that, that need to be checked if we are going to put it in our bodies.
What about Strontium 90, or Iodine 131?
Safe to say too, that with governnment decisions like this, no farmer in Japan, whether they be from Hokkaido, Kyushu or Okinawa (far from the reactors), will be selling any farm produce outside of Japan. No one will be buying Japanese produce because of ill-thought out decisions like this.
News Story Follows:
Rice shipped from Fukushima Prefecture
National Aug. 30, 2011
Japan Today —
Rice was shipped from Fukushima Prefecture on Monday for the first time since the March 11 disaster. The rice was tested for radiation and got the all-clear, a spokesman for the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries said. Read More