American Students Featured in Fukushima Propaganda Film: The cherries are delicious — The nuclear power plant has brought us together — “Fukushima is here, unchanged to this day” (VIDEO)

Published: September 5th, 2012 at 9:21 pm ET
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Title: Conveying Fukushima today through international exchange activities
Uploaded by: PrefFukushima
Date: Sep 5, 2012

American high school students paid a visit to Kitashiobara-mura Village.

They had experienced how agricultural produce is examined for radioactive substances, followed by actually tasting the cherries.

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Transcript Excerpts

Fukushima Man: After all of you have returned to America, please be sure to tell your friends and family members that Japan is safe and secure.

Question: How do you find the taste of the cherries from Fukushima Prefecture (Kitashiobara Village)?

American Student 1: …They’re delicious…

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Japanese Student: It is strange to say that the nuclear power plant has got us together, too.

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American Student 2: I would also like to tell them how the rumors have affected the people here and how that most of them aren’t true and how the people are actually dealing with contaminated food in a proper way.

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Narrator: Fukushima is here, unchanged to this day.

How the Japanese government is dealing with contamination:

Published: September 5th, 2012 at 9:21 pm ET
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95 comments to American Students Featured in Fukushima Propaganda Film: The cherries are delicious — The nuclear power plant has brought us together — “Fukushima is here, unchanged to this day” (VIDEO)

  • This is surreal. I do not know which is worse: the CLUELESS students, who probably spend eight hours a day online but never found enenews when they Googled "japan" and "radiation" before they went on their trip, or the parents who allowed their children to tour an area that should be evacuated for the next 100,000 years? I would never hire any of theses students, let alone admit them to a university. The sheer ignorance of these kids makes this one of the most appalling news stories I have seen thus far. I am used to TEPCOs lies, but this propaganda…I have to stop writing now lest I trigger an aneyurism.


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  • Disgusting, brainwashing the kids and using them as tools of propganda


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    • Time Is Short Time Is Short

      Lambs led to slaughter. With full complicity of the Japanese and US governments. Probably arranged through State. 'Nuf said.


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    • HoTaters HoTaters

      Stock, Time Is Short, agreed, this brainwashing young people with pro-nuclear propoganda is appalling.

      This is the same sort of mentality which calls U.S. military personnel (young people, often a nation's most loyal and sound of character) "dumb animals" to be used as "cannon fodder.

      Henry Kissinger – "Military Men Are Just Dumb, Stupid Animals To Be Used As Pawns In Foreign Policy"

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uR5p09NTrkg

      And this (background):

      Here's the actual quote:

      http://forum.prisonplanet.com/index.php?topic=58238.0

      "In Haig's presence, Kissinger referred pointedly to military men as 'dumb, stupid animals to be used' as pawns for foreign policy."

      – Bob Woodward & Carl Bernstein, The Final Days, p. 208

      No doubt lTPTB's evel of regard toward the rest of us is not much (if at all) higher.

      The nuclear industry and nuclear weapons complex is just another part of the same hydra-headed monster as whatever apparatus caused this news story to come into being. One might also say it's another tentacle attached to the same giant squid.


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  • norbu norbu

    I wonder if these are the students from so-cal? I called the high school a few months ago and told them about Enenews and it would not be a good idea to go there. I guess if this is them they did not listen. sad no matter who it is. Or where they are from.


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  • You can't "inspect" cesium and strontium out of a food, no level is safe, especially if you are continually ingesting new amounts, then even the 80 day biological half life of cesium is no better than a 30 year half life, because you keep putting more in as some comes out in urine and stool.

    It's a joke, they say eating radiation is fine, they lie. they say the stress of moving away would be better than the slow death of staying, they are a joke, they a weapon of mass destruction.

    Of course the Cherries are tasty, radiation doesn't change the taste of food, cant smell it, can't detect it only with a geiger.


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  • lam335 lam335

    pawn [pawn]
    noun
    2. someone who is used or manipulated to further another person's purposes.

    Synonyms
    2. puppet, tool, dupe.


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  • norbu norbu

    They have been manipulated and duped. all the way to japan and back.


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    • I followed a link on your blog and left this post with the NRC. Click on it before someone deletes it. I am posting it on my blog as well.
      http://public-blog.nrc-gateway.gov/2012/08/22/taking-the-next-step-building-a-21st-century-digital-government/comment-page-1/#comment-15787

      It is as follows:


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      • Darn, it is awaiting moderation. Her it is:

        Kelly Thomas September 5, 2012 at 11:01 pm Your comment is awaiting moderation.
        The only way you can “build a better platform to better serve the American people” is to create a platform that dismantles all nuclear power plants. How are you serving young Americans right now, the ones who will be forced to maintain these aging nuclear power plants once they have surpassed their lifespans? These plants have a 40 year shelf life, and most are expiring soon. Then what? Is it the responsibility of the next 5,000 generations to maintain these expired nuclear sites? How are you serving the American people by allowing these Extinction Level Event disasters to litter the American landscape?

        Fukushima is already an ELE. Three of the cores have melted through the containment vessels and into the Earth. TEPCO says it doesn’t know where it is (NASA can easily spot it, but refuses to show the pictures to the public), but not to worry because they have everything under control and they have achieved cold shutdown. Never mind that pesky little leak or two and the Photoshopped image of #4, and please take our word for it that we are not killing the Pacific Ocean by continuously pouring waste to sea 24/7. Oh, and let’s pretend that the yellow cloud from the explosion at #2 was hydrogen, even though hydrogen burns white and the explosion was obviously plutonium. How sad that I know such a thing and the NRC doesn’t.


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        • We are facing the worst environmental disaster of humankind, a disaster that IS DESTROYING THE PLANET every passing second and the NRC is pushing for MORE nuclear power plants! Do you guys have a death wish? Do you believe that Armageddon is around the corner, so what the hell, why not build more nuclear power planters because the world is going to end in some Dalisque radioactive landscape? How can you possibly keep a straight face while putting forth such useless garbage touting Obama’s “Open Government” (the biggest oxymoron in the world)? Has the NRC been open about the effects of radiation? Of course not. You guys compare the radiation from Fukushima to that of a banana or a plane ride. You ignore the contamination of the US food supply. Meanwhile in Japan, THE CORIUM HAS MELTED THROUGH THE CONTAINMENT VESSELS! There is nothing underneath. The reactors are on a major fault line. This is a freaking disaster!!! If I can figure this out, why can’t the NRC? It is what is referred to as “The China Syndrome” to the common folk. The fourth building is near collapse and when – not if – it does, it is “Adios!” to life on this planet. It’s already happening. The entire Northern Hemisphere has been contaminated by radiation and almost all of the food supply has been affected. There has been a huge spike in stillbirths, miscarriages and mutant babies in the Pacific Northwest and California. Seals are dying. Insects are dying. Plants are changing.


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          • The United States is doused in radiation and Radnet is…I am not sure where it is. Last I heard it was checking quarterly instead of daily. We do not know what the true levels of radiation are because this government isn’t an open government, no matter what your PR rep wrote.

            I do not now what the solution is, but I know that nuclear energy is not part of the equation. Your new platform must rebrand the agency as the Nuclear Decommissioning Agency – and do it soon before the US and Japanese economies and governments collapse, because then there is no one left to fund the decommissioning of these reactors. And god forbid solar activity takes out part of the grid and these plants do not have enough energy to maintain hot and/or cold shutdown. But you guys probably have a plan for this, some super secret plan that does not fall within the parameter’s of Obama’s “Open Government,” right?

            f the agency, employees and the PR shills who work for them collectively believe that nuclear power is safe and Fukushima radiation is just bananas, then I propose you put your money where your mouth is and have a little field trip to Fukushima – without radiation gear or even Geiger counter (because nuclear energy is SAFE!) – and eat everything grown in the Fukushima prefecture. You can put it live on YouTube for all to see! Or you could even do Pay-per-view – I think that it would be a revenue maker for the federal government!


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            • I would pay to watch every GS-13 and up (if they are still called that) and every manager have a picnic outside of Fukushima Daichi (but don’t sit too close to #4 in case it collapses). Until you are willing to expose yourself to Fukushima (not that you haven’t been for a year and a half), I think you need to adopt a new platform that better serves Americans and dismantles all nuclear facilities.

              I know that signing my name to this will likely put me on some sort of enemy list, if I am not already on one. So be it. At least the person in charge of my dossier will be forced to confront the reality of the situation and to realize just who it is they are serving when they collect their paychecks. At least I cannot be accused of committing a crime against humanity.


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              • MaidenHeaven MaidenHeaven

                Superb Kelly, well written.


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              • vital1 vital1

                Kelly,

                Agree, well written, nice to see such courage.


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              • Excellent Kelly Ann

                Thank you for composing this.

                May I re-post your passionate, articulate and wise comment?


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              • omniversling

                Great Kelly…well spoken, thanks…


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              • m a x l i

                Kelly for president!

                It is amazing how badly society is run while there are enough bright people like you. The only conclusion: our so called democracy is a farce.


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              • DUDe DisasterInterpretationDissorder

                Awesome spanking with the truth Kelly !


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              • m a x l i

                Surprise! I just had a look at that NRC website, and…(drum roll)…your letter had already made its touch down there. I guess they decided to deal with it how they always deal with dissent for decades now – to continue the status quo while you can have a fruitless discussion, which continuously starts from scratch and leads nowhere.

                By now, whole armies of shills will already be working on a response. To bad you already mentioned the bananas and the airplanes – so they don't have much 'arguments' left. Probably they will tell you that you don't understand anything because you never worked at a nuclear power plant. And probably you are angst-driven and hysterical. And our economy, growth, employment, baseload, CO2, key technologies, global competition, national security, terrorists, David Hasselhoff, bla, bla, bla…


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                • HoTaters HoTaters

                  Ah yes, and you aren't smiling enough. You must reduce the stress over "baseless rumors" as Hosono in Japan calls them. You must also find a way to relieve your personal angst over the possible effects of so-called "low level" radiation. Then the toothless hag, oops, I meant the Good Rad Fairy will make everything nicey-poo. And you will live happily ever after. That was easy, wasn't it? And remember, Kelly Ann, nice girls don't think too much. We don't want our heads swelling up, now do we? (Humor intended.)


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                  • HoTaters HoTaters

                    When I was young, during the prime "atoms for peace" brainwashing period, girls were told in school nice girls didn't write left handed, nor should they play with with boy's toys or try to build things. Go get 'em. You go, girl.


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                • They shred anything opposed to nuclear.. admitted to as much… including all petitions.

                  They NRC is not PRO community and citizens, or they would shut down all nuclear plants, decommission them and put all spent nuclear fuel into dry cask storage.

                  They are representing the ANTI LIFE, PRO DEATH, PRO GLOBAL SUICIDE squad.


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              • 10000000+ awesome, good summary…


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        • HoTaters HoTaters

          Good work, KAT, thank you.


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  • norbu norbu

    sweet! nice job. Jedi warrior you are.


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  • ForwardAssist ForwardAssist

    The nuclear industry is dominated by madmen. Their biggest fraud is the phrase "Natural Background Radiation".

    The following video is a time lapse of every nuclear detonation since the two weapons which we Americans dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

    The video only covers from 1945 to 1998, so it does not include the 2006 or 2009 Korean tests, nor the impending 2012 Korean test.

    In that video time line, only the year 1997 passed without a single nuclear detonation. If we include the years since 1945 which are not represented in the video, there have only been 12 years since 1945 without a nuclear detonation. (13 if you count 2012, but we have to watch and see what Korea does this year)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LLCF7vPanrY

    These people have more in common with insanity, or the demonic, than they do with any science. They are so completely insane that they have no visible sign of having a conscience.


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    • HoTaters HoTaters

      Great vid, ForwardAssist. Thanks for re-posting. Good to have this re-posted here from time to time. Also — many of the underground tests done in the U.S. after the above-ground test ban are conspicuously missing from this video. The UNR Seismology Lab is has very sophisticated equipment. I know at least in the 1990's they monitored seismic waves created by the explosions at the Nevada Test Site. The Lab always get the "heads up" before any underground tests were conducted there. (I used to work on a project affiliated with the Lab there.)


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  • Sharp2197 Sharp2197

    The pentagon launched a website telling Americans in Japan, they are safe, You can find a link in this story:
    http://news.yahoo.com/pentagon-maps-japan-radiation-says-u-personnel-safe-220118345.html?_esi=1


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  • Maggie123

    As I watch and think about "dynamics" behind this dreadful video, I'm aware of likely motivations of behaviors of American kids, Japanese kids, their teachers, school administrators … the American kids are least clued in of the various 'groups' – and levels of knowing what's really going on rise from there, without clear distinctions, (i.e. Japanese kids likely still letting themselves believe, or trying to cling to belief through gnawing doubt).

    I suppose it's possible also to build a sympathetic case for teacher/school admin behavior (remembering the interview with a teacher shown here at ENE, where the teacher quietly agreed he's been fostering "trust of system" among his students.)

    The issue of "power" is involved – few students are likely to risk making skepticism known if the "social consensus" is to pretend all is well. (And vid makers certainly aren't going to include footage of any kid saying s/he plans to return to the States and talk about how propagandized the kids are!)

    Am thinking of how propaganda works – how this video lets us watch it work. Some of these kids, their parents – and also the Japanese kids, teachers, etc. – will likely not hold to what we are shown. This video to me is sad, angering, and also instructional toward how we (humanity) got ourselves to where we are today.


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    • omniversling

      I don't get you enewsers…for months you've been calling for the nuke army a la Chernobyl, now they are there SMILING, and enthusiastically sequestering all that delicious cherry flavoured cesium so the rest of us can live…that is truly noble, and even better for the rest of us than a couple of hundred thousand sacrificial soldiers who DONT want to be there, just throwing bits of the burst Chernobyl reactor back into the hole to be covered up. Here is TEPKILL at last being completely open, and not covering anything up (eg any possible danger in the food grown in Fukushima) and everyone's complaining….sheesh!

      showing that everything is AOK,


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  • kalidances

    I think everyone should email the video makers and demand to see updates on the health conditions of everyone involved in that movie for the next year.


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  • No doubt they used geiger counters. That is what is being used in Japan to test for radionuclides in food.

    Geiger Counters Unlikely to Detect Radiation in Food, Water http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-04-12/geiger-counters-to-find-radiation-in-meals-may-be-meaningless-.html

    This is DISGUSTING propaganda.

    When I presented at the Lessons of Fukushima conference in March there were college students from the US at the conference who had lived in Japan prior to the earthquake.

    Several of those students felt that all of us at the conference who expressed concerns over the safety of people in Fukushima were brainless ideologues (despite our credentials).

    It was so frustrating because these were social science and humanities students who had literally been "brainwashed" to think that the plant's emissions posed no risks

    :(


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  • Maggie123

    I take your point but am surprised (disappointed?) that you found high numbers of ss and humanities students unwilling to be skeptical. (I have an English BA with lots of "attached" social science studies – the studies have given me ample evidence of generations of thinker/writers who "question everything" – and I've found many in ss/humanities fields who do so!) :)

    "Brainwashing" seems everywhere. I'm often amused thinking back at how, during the 1950's, us kids were told by adults around us (suitably brainwashed themselves) about how "perfectly awful" it was that the Soviets brainwashed their citizens!


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  • Paiute023 Paiute023

    So what's the solution guys??? Propaganda works!! could it be spun around to promote "the TRUTH"? since telling the truth is like pouring boiling water on people, for example ,when you talk about ,Fukushima Stuff, i , hear your soooo negative..Madness. look everybody ,HERE(ENENEWS>COM) has a good heart and wants to help.Let's do it ourselves!! Whatcha think?? i can run fast!! faster than OSCuma………hahahaha Take that CBuck


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  • many moons

    Where were their parents, to let them go to area that has recently experienced the worst nuclear disaster in history?
    Incredible!!! Will they be touring Chernobyl then off to three mile island. They can help tell people how managable radiation is…a little inspection and presto…what is safe and what is not is very clear! When well people realize the truth???? Maybe never.


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  • Jebus Jebus

    The propaganda machine is at capacity Captain. I don't think she'll take much more…

    And you know, its all good for you, if an indy car driver endorses it!

    Indy car driver talks to students about nuclear power

    Safiulla said the clean air energy car is part of an effort by the nuclear industry to revitalize its public image. For the past 30 or so years, he said, the industry shied away from communicating openly about both its challenges and its successes.

    In order to influence policy and promote the future of nuclear energy, he said, that practice has to change.

    “If we do not fix this problem…people are going to keep trying to phase nuclear out,” he said. “We want to get you guys to understand so you can be core advocates of the industry.”

    Safiulla and AREVA human resources professionals emphasized the importance of STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — education to the students.

    http://www2.newsadvance.com/news/2012/sep/04/indy-car-driver-talks-students-about-nuclear-power-ar-2178586/


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    • m a x l i

      @Jebus, from your link: “I can’t promise you a job if you become a historian,” Safiulla said, “but I can probably promise you a job if you become a nuclear physicist or a mechanical engineer.”

      But nuclear power is about to become history. That means more work, more jobs for historians. Despite this, nuclear physicists will still be needed for a long time – they have to find out how to deal with the nuclear ruins, nuclear waste and nuclear contamination spread across the globe.


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  • Sickputer

    Oh you affluent American parents who sent your children to suck in the pungent air 50 miles from Fukushima Power Plant and feast on exotic (albeit suspect) foods! Might not have to save for college…

    Some of the tourist trap people in Inawashiro think their mountain range "saved" them from the fallout 50 miles away. Their lifeline is tourism…come hell or high radiation.

    We got screwed with Fukushima fallout in America 5,000 to 6,600 miles away. Like Professor Chris Busby I would be terrified to even visit 60 miles away…any direction from the complex.

    As for the food inspection of the cherries…the Japanese commonly set the minimum detection level for the food analyzers at 20 becquerels per kilogram (or possibly 100 Bq). Below this level will led to a false zero reading which is what I expect happened in the video. So the kids eat some radiation…eat it long enough and their lives will be shortened.

    As cheap as dosimeters are I am surprised American parents (and Japanese) don't require children in Japan to wear them constantly. That doesn't help against internal radiation from food and water, but could alert them if they happen to be in a hotspot.


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  • We've arranged a global civilization in which most crucial elements profoundly depend on science and technology. We have also arranged things so that almost no one understands science and technology. This is a prescription for disaster. We might get away with it for a while, but sooner or later this combustible mixture of ignorance and power is going to blow up in our faces. ~ Carl Sagan


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  • harengus_acidophilus

    If you are able to read between the lines:
    "…and how that most of them aren’t true…"
    And some of them are true.

    If you recognize the deafening silence
    in the scientific community, you'll know: We're screwed.

    h.


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  • VyseLegendaire VyseLegendaire

    I'm tempted to be angry and disgusted, but the Japan propaganda campaigns are laughably bad and full of ham-fisted ridiculous irony, that you can't possible take this seriously no matter who you are. It's just a demonstration of the absolutely out of touch nature of the JGOV, nothing has changed since the War.


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  • Sue

    Admin – I am so disappointed that you didn't run with this headline back in May/June when EX SKF revealed this exchange programme to ENENEWS and I and several others here tried hard to get the word out and prevent these children from participating. This headline has provoked a lot of attention which would have been much more useful back in May. Unfortunately, the horse has bolted but we could have done so much more. There are 1,000 American High School children going to Japan this year and hundreds more from various Asia-Oceanic countries, including many children from various regions of Australia who will be travelling to Japan in December. It's not too late to try and stop this. Find out if any of the schools in your area are participating in the Kizuna Project, and if so, MAKE YOUR VOICE HEARD.

    http://www.cgp.org/announcements/kizuna-project-strengthening-the-bond-between-the-u-s-and-japan-through-student-exchange


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    • There was actually some effort made to contact the people involved and try to stop it.

      They paid no mind and went ahead anyway…

      Like Star Trek, there is a law, called the PRIME DIRECTIVE…

      If a whole race of people are set on committing suicide, let them.

      What do you think of this law?


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  • GlowInTheDark GlowInTheDark

    If the US government thinks the dosage of 0.77 rem (=7.7mSv) is OK for children aged 2-7, then it must be OK. I'm sure, if you dig, there will be more US Fukushima contamination data like this to back up their claim of safety.

    registry.csd.disa.mil/registryWeb/docs/registry/optom/OPTOM_YOKOSUKA_CHILD_2-7.pdf


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  • GlowInTheDark GlowInTheDark

    The video is sickening to say the least.


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  • markww markww

    Remember when some of the Media was eating the radiated foods and said how wonderful it was and then the people got sick. This is going to happen to the children and older adults that have been BRAIN WASHED.

    THE GOVT of Japan and TEPCO should all be considered MURDERS and sent to PRISON.THEY DO NOT care about Life and surely do not care about anyone but them selves. AND HOW man people WORLDWIDE believe the same as the government.


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  • or-well or-well

    When I grow up I'll be a Spokesperson!
    Forget math or science, business or nursin'-
    all that stuff's hard and doin' it worse'n
    trying to decide who's tweets to follow
    and how on camera it looks when I swallow -
    besides, I'm busy for TV rehearsin'…
    Reality! Being a Star, being Famous! Driving nice cars!
    I'll look really good from my best angle
    then for ME endorsements someone will dangle!
    I'll talk bafflegab glibly and use euphemisms
    and never have to make any decisions!
    Just talk and look good – and here's the fun bit -
    if I'm really good I'll get known as a pundit
    then being on TV gets my lifestyle funded!

    or-well.
    Fingers adds -
    Where are the next generation of Gundersens, Busbys, Caldicotts and others?


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  • WindorSolarPlease

    We have known from day one there are many who think this will pass, and everything is under control.

    They honestly think that this radiation is harmless, or else it would be in the media, and that if it was harmful they would be told by their governments.

    I think it is a crime for those who are in charge, who know better, and who are allowing this, it's criminal. What will our generations be like? What health issues will those kids have to live with later on?

    Don't the kids understand what Nuclear Fallout means and what it effects? Professors, teachers, parents you have your work cut out in teaching kids about this.

    They had a Nuclear Fallout from the Nuclear Plants. These plants are still spewing highly radiation particles.
    The jet stream keeps bringing this to North America. I don't understand why anyone can't understand this?!?


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    • or-well or-well

      WSP, as was said above "Propaganda works!" A steady diet of lies of commission, omission and mis-information has done it's job. There's a vast pool of ignorance concerning all that is nuclear.
      IMO propaganda is one of the 20th centurys' defining characteristics.


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      • eatliesndie eatliesndie

        hey orwell – we posted at identical times with propaganda theme


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        • or-well or-well

          WHOA! In honor of synchronicity I say
          They'll stoop to new depths
          to fulfill their agenda -
          expect adorable babies in suits and suspenders
          with audo over-dub speaking adultly
          saying "Visit my website and consult me!"
          The Tep-J-Gov.Co Baby!
          Cute as a cartoon, reassuring the nation!
          It's coming soon! More propagandisation!


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      • WindorSolarPlease

        or-well I agree there is/has been propaganda to further the agenda. Which I think is criminal, when they know this is dangerous.
        However, there has to be a time when common sense steps in.


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        • or-well or-well

          WSP, common sense may have to be imposed upon those lacking or ignoring it. I say that sadly. I think the evidence is in that we can't expect a "coming to their senses" on the part of the nucleocrats. I think they will "fight to the end", even if that end is an uninhabitable planet for humanity.
          I'm not without hope. Perhaps the econmomic "legs" will be cut out from under Nuke power. Perhaps something else. I hope there's time.


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    • eatliesndie eatliesndie

      ……nor can I. Most seem to think it's not enough to be a problem. Not enough radiation I mean. Brainwashed by the propagandaists I suppose….


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  • many moons

    If we could see radiation everything would be different. If you could see it in the air, on your clothes, in the water, on your food, in your house…it would be outlawed. People would be outraged.

    We have to overcome the transparency with video and geiger counters! We have to expose the danger in the same way that the pro-nukers say there is no danger, we can prove there is danger.


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  • ShutItAllDown

    Why would it not surprise me to learn that General Electric sponsored the student trip?


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  • Cataclysmic Cataclysmic

    Disgusting, and more of our citizens are to visit soon.. these children did not have the tale tale accent of the Tennessee group of students that were reportedly visiting Japan. I hope that one of the very talented video people hear at enenews, will create a real "Future from Fukushima" video, one that includes the genetic deformities of babies, the sick and dying.. one that talks about how you can not measure all contaminants the same way.. one that shows the plant and the destruction there, the measurements of contamination, the new statistics of cancer, thyroid nodules, etc.. one that can talk about the reality, that leaving the area could add years, if not decades to their lives, and moreover, discuss future generations.. as we know that is where the real horror will show up.. and are all of these child visitors now receiving lifetime health screenings and follow ups? Why aren't these parents being jailed for endangering their child? How can the educators/mandatory reporters be handling this? This is CHILD ABUSE!! These children can't possibly understand what they have now been exposed to.. of course, it will also now be difficult to know if these children have been contaminated in Japan or here…from the fallout.. cause if they are from the west coast, they have certainly been contaminated and are eating contaminated food like the rest of us.. it will be very difficult to reeducate these "new" believers in "everything is fine" nothing to see here..move…


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  • Using kids like this is unconscionable. Whoever put this video together should be brought up on charges of reckless endangerment.


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  • JustmeAlso

    justifying fuel fleas… as if nothing happened.. securing the business by lying/bribing/covering up and downplaying and advertising plutonium as some kind of food topping..

    FTW!


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  • mungo mungo

    Fukushima to export peaches to Thailand

    Peaches produced in Fukushima Prefecture will be sold in Thailand next week.

    Farm products from prefecture will be exported to the country for the first time since last year's nuclear accident at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant.

    Exports of farm and marine products from Fukushima Prefecture have been increasing, mainly to Hong Kong and Taiwan. But many countries and territories have completely halted food imports from Fukushima due to fears of radioactive contamination.

    Fukushima has campaigned hard to stress the safety of its food products and conducted numerous radiation tests on them.

    Last month, the prefecture invited buyers from a department store as well as trade company officials from Thailand and showed them a peach farm and facilities to check radiation in fruit from Fukushima.

    As a result, about 800 peaches harvested this month will be exported to Thailand.

    A department store and a large shopping mall in Bangkok will sell the produce next week.

    A peach farmer says he is delighted to hear the news about the new export.

    The prefecture says it will further efforts to demonstrate the safety of products from Fukushima because some countries still impose restrictions on food from the area.

    Sep. 6, 2012 – Updated 19:47 UTC (04:47 JST)
    http://www3.nhk.or.jp/daily/english/20120907_06.html


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  • GlowInTheDark GlowInTheDark

    I'm going to leave this link here.
    200 Filipino college students (ages 18 – 24) will be visiting Japan between December 2012 to March 2013.

    http://www.nyc.gov.ph/whats-new-at-national-youth-commission/nyc-updates/81-youth/695-call-for-applicantskizuna-bond-project-


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  • GlowInTheDark GlowInTheDark

    This is a radiation level of Kitashiobara village where the children in the video had visited. I wonder if parents were shown a similar graph before making a decision to send their children to highly contaminated place. I think the radiation levels in the graph is average and 60% less than the actual figures since the data comes from government installed fake monitoring posts.

    http://ma-04x.net/image_png/fukushima/graph_mext_7402.png

    Graphs covering all area.
    http://ma-04x.net/


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    • "Application forms and requirements may be submitted through a courier or personally to NYC Area Offices or to:
      MS MARIELOU A. CHUA
      National Youth Commission
      4F Bookman Building
      373 Quezon Avenue, Quezon City
      1100

      For inquiries about the Kizuna (Bond) Project please coordinate with Ms. Marielou A. Chua or Ms. Sarah Grutas at 4162833 and at"

      internationalprograms@nyc.gov.ph.

      more opportunities to enlighten those involved in this program…


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  • Students Sent To Radiation Contaminated Fukushima Province Via 'Exchange' Program From All Around The World; via @AGreenRoad
    http://agreenroad.blogspot.com/2014/04/students-sent-to-highly-radiation.html


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