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Japan asks China to ease food import restrictions introduced after Fukushima nuclear disaster -- South China Morning Post

” A Japanese farm ministry official met a senior Chinese official in charge of food inspection on Friday to request the easing of restrictions on food imports introduced after the Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011, sources said. 290 more words

Contamination / Radiation

Fukushima radioactive waste storage operator’s intranet infected by virus -- The Japan Times

” The internal computer network of the state-run Japan Environmental Storage & Safety Corp., which manages temporary storage sites for decontaminated waste from the Fukushima nuclear disaster, has been infected by a computer virus, the Environment Ministry said Wednesday. 144 more words

Fukushima Prefecture

Quake-proofing efforts lag at Fukushima schools -- The Japan Times

” Education ministry data released earlier this month showed that only 84.9 percent of public elementary and junior high school buildings in Fukushima Prefecture had been quake-proofed as of April 1, 10.7 points below the national average. 368 more words

Fukushima Cleanup / Decommissioning

Survey: Large majority of Fukushima evacuees have family members with health problems -- The Asahi Shimbun

” Nearly 70 percent of evacuees from areas around the damaged Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant have family members complaining of physical or mental problems, a recent survey showed. 410 more words


Fukushima may end free housing for voluntary nuclear evacuees in 2017 -- The Japan Times

” FUKUSHIMA – The Fukushima Prefectural Government may stop providing free accommodations at the end of March 2017 for people who voluntarily left areas in the prefecture not subject to nuclear evacuation advisories, sources said. 269 more words

Radiation Exposure & Health Effects

Taiwan tightens controls on Japan food imports, citing mislabeling -- The Japan Times

And it looks like the U.S. isn’t the only country concerned with contamination of its Japanese food imports.

The Japan Times: ” TAIPEI – Taiwan imposed new restrictions on food imported from Japan on Friday after hundreds of products were recalled over labels that disguised the fact that they came from areas affected by the nuclear crisis at Tepco’s Fukushima No. 298 more words

Contamination / Radiation

Fukushima Sake Tasting: One Cup Series 5) Suehiro Brewery-Dr. Noguchi Cup

The other day thanks to her husband, my good friend offered me this 5 one cup sake set from Fukushima Prefecture!
Today, continuing my break from the Shizuoka Prefecture one cup sake I sampled a one cup sake by Suehiro Brewery! 411 more words