Saturday, September 24th, 2011
Our Changing Food Environment – Extra Radiation
Another alarming sign of our changing food environment happened this week in Japan. The first radioactive rice crops were discovered. These were pre-harvest crops but signal a greater danger as crops of all kinds keep exceeding radiation limits and must be destroyed. Already, tap water, leafy vegetables, eggs and meat within a wide radius of the Fukushima nuclear plant have been placed on the “danger list.” As the radiation spreads, this will add to the serious blows already inflicted on the Japanese economy. No country will escape not being affected in some way by the Fukushima disaster over the next decade as the ripple effect spreads out around the world.
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