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USA Today: Radiation tripled in some albacore tuna off West Coast after Fukushima — Bioaccumulating in bones, not only flesh — “Additional exposures to plume could further increase radiation levels” — NOAA-funded study to expand after ‘significant’ findings (AUDIO)

Reuters, Apr. 29, 2014: A sample of albacore tuna caught off the shores of Oregon and Washington state have small levels of radioactivity from the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan, researchers said on Tuesday. [...]

USA Today, Apr. 28, 2014: Radiation in some albacore tuna caught off the Oregon coast tripled [...] The . . . → Read More: USA Today: Radiation tripled in some albacore tuna off West Coast after Fukushima — Bioaccumulating in bones, not only flesh — “Additional exposures to plume could further increase radiation levels” — NOAA-funded study to expand after ‘significant’ findings (AUDIO)

Propaganda on U.S. radioactive tuna exposed — “The stories all have one thing in common…”

Title: Should We Be More Worried About Nuclear Sushi? Source:  OnEarth Magazine Author: Brad Jacobson Date: March 14, 2013

[...] Stories you’ll read about [Daniel Madigan, a marine biology graduate student at Stanford University] and his unsettling [California bluefin tuna] findings all have one thing in common: buried somewhere, usually about halfway down the . . . → Read More: Propaganda on U.S. radioactive tuna exposed — “The stories all have one thing in common…”

Study: Fukushima fallout detected in fish from Atlantic Ocean

Title: Does the Fukushima NPP disaster affect the caesium activity of North Atlantic Ocean fish? Source: Biogeosciences Discussions Authors: G. Kanisch and M.-O. Aust; Thünen Institute of Fisheries Ecology, Hamburg, Germany Date Published: March 5, 2013 h/t het

Fillet samples of marine fish collected from the East/West Greenland current (GC) and from the Baltic . . . → Read More: Study: Fukushima fallout detected in fish from Atlantic Ocean

HuffPost: Alarming that bluefin tuna near California still have Fukushima contamination — Study shows plant ‘most likely’ continues to leak

Title: Bluefin Tuna Caught Near California Still Radioactive Years After Fukushima Source: The Huffington Post Author: Joe Satran Date: Feb. 21, 2013

[...] researchers have found trace levels of radiation still lingering in [bluefin tuna] flesh almost two years after the catastrophe at the nuclear plant in Fukushima, Japan. And the 50 tuna they . . . → Read More: HuffPost: Alarming that bluefin tuna near California still have Fukushima contamination — Study shows plant ‘most likely’ continues to leak

U.S. bluefin tuna still contaminated with Fukushima radiation — Study: Cesium found in 100% of small, recently migrated tuna tested

Forbes, Feb. 20, 2013: [...] Last week one of the authors of the study from last year, Daniel J. Madigan from Stanford University’s Hopkins Marine Station—along with five other scientists— published a new follow-up study. The main question that this new study wanted to answer: Would the migratory Bluefin tuna show up again a . . . → Read More: U.S. bluefin tuna still contaminated with Fukushima radiation — Study: Cesium found in 100% of small, recently migrated tuna tested

Fish with cesium near gov’t limit caught hundreds of miles from Fukushima

Greenpeace tested Pacific cod from Hokkaido in November 2012, results translated by Fukushima Diary:

Origin: Hokkaido (Japan’s northernmost prefecture) Sold at: Uny Totsuka Yokohama Cesium-134: 27 becquerels per kilogram (Bq/kg) Cesium-137: 51 Bq/kg Total: 78 Bq/kg (Gov’t Limit: 100 Bq/kg) See also: Pacific cod fish shipments in Aomori suspended, 200 miles from Fukushima — . . . → Read More: Fish with cesium near gov’t limit caught hundreds of miles from Fukushima

‘First Time’: Radioactive rice with more than double gov’t cesium limit found outside Fukushima Prefecture

Title: Above-Limit Cesium Found in Rice in Miyagi Pref. Source: Jiji Press Date: Jan. 10 h/t Enformable

The Miyagi prefectural government said Thursday that radioactive cesium exceeding a new state-set limit has been found in rice produced last year by a farm in the city of Kurihara [...]

The rice contained up to 240 . . . → Read More: ‘First Time’: Radioactive rice with more than double gov’t cesium limit found outside Fukushima Prefecture

Study: Radioactive cesium in 25 of 26 food samples from Fukushima prefecture

Title: Dietary Intake of Radiocesium in Adult Residents in Fukushima Prefecture and Neighboring Regions after the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant Accident: 24 hr-Food Duplicate Survey in December 2011 Source: Environmental Science & Technology (American Chemical Society) Authors: Kouji H Harada , Yukiko Fujii , Ayumu Adachi , Ayako Tsukidate , Fumikazu Asai , and . . . → Read More: Study: Radioactive cesium in 25 of 26 food samples from Fukushima prefecture

NHK shows curium detection 100 km from Fukushima plant? — Professor: Wind blew this way and radiation levels were high as Fukushima City (VIDEO)

Curium: The discovery of curium, as well as americium, in 1944 was closely related to the Manhattan Project [...] For research purposes, curium is obtained by irradiating not uranium but plutonium, which is available in large amounts from spent nuclear fuel.

Title: Coexisting With Nature Source: NHK Upload by: MissingSky101 Date Published: August 27, . . . → Read More: NHK shows curium detection 100 km from Fukushima plant? — Professor: Wind blew this way and radiation levels were high as Fukushima City (VIDEO)

Kyodo: Radioactive trout over 100 times gov’t limit caught in Fukushima river

(Subscription Only) Title: Fukushima trout log radioactivity level over 100 times gov’t limit Source: Kyodo Date: Nov. 17, 2010

A mountain trout caught in a Fukushima Prefecture river [Niida River in Minamisoma city] returned a radioactive cesium reading of 11,400 becquerels per kilogram, more than 100 times the government-set limit for food items, a . . . → Read More: Kyodo: Radioactive trout over 100 times gov’t limit caught in Fukushima river

US importing food from Japan that’s considered unfit to eat there? (VIDEO)

Title: The Next Fukushima is Ready & Waiting Source: The Big Picture with Thom Hartmann Date: Nov 14, 2012 h/t MsMilkytheclown

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Kevin Kamps, Beyond Nuclear (former radioactive waste specialist at NIRS): The regulations in the US are worse than the regulations in Japan in terms of radioactive contamination [...]

The difference . . . → Read More: US importing food from Japan that’s considered unfit to eat there? (VIDEO)

Asahi: Gov’t worried about highly radioactive fish — Why are radiation readings still 100s of times over official safe limits?

(Subscription Only) Title: Worries over highly radioactive fish prompt study Source: Asahi Author: HIROSHI ISHIZUKA Date: November 13, 2012

Persistently high radioactivity in some fish caught close to the Fukushima nuclear plant has sparked a government investigation into the physiological basis for contamination and why radiation readings in some specimens remain hundreds of times . . . → Read More: Asahi: Gov’t worried about highly radioactive fish — Why are radiation readings still 100s of times over official safe limits?

TV: Could radioactivity levels in US tuna go up even? Are fish headed here with higher levels? (VIDEO)

>> Follow-up to: More US tuna contaminated — Study: Entire food web “including humans” may be affected as Fukushima radionuclides spread to West Coast <<

Title: Radioactive traces from Japan found in NW albacore tuna Source: NWCN Date: Oct. 25, 2012

Reporter: The researchers point out these are preliminary findings. They plan to . . . → Read More: TV: Could radioactivity levels in US tuna go up even? Are fish headed here with higher levels? (VIDEO)

More US tuna contaminated — Study: Entire food web “including humans” may be affected as Fukushima radionuclides spread to West Coast

Source: http://www.pices.int/outgoing/PICES-2012/Abstracts/S11/8703_Brodeur-j.doc Backup: https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&q=cache:Vj5eDhzn7CgJ:www.pices.int/outgoing/PICES-2012/Abstracts/S11/8703_Brodeur-j.doc+&hl=en&gl=us&pid=bl&srcid=ADGEESjGotfpC0ZEwJiS9GUndMw563-NnwTuqsBtLqfK-hw4FHtPXlJL131paSVMypTqYSH-fH54vDtK0SpsIfNPDWKpuuAH2RLc_Cwp7kHf8yH1fNimHJK3SvRZfk_jUOP-tWUA8TaI&sig=AHIEtbSqAcU45LImvzeUkyA9X0HimWcmjw

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Fisheries researcher Jason Phillips bleeds a just-caught albacore tuna into a collection bag (By Cisco Werner, Southwest Fisheries Science Center)

Presented: Oct. 16, 2012 in Hiroshima, Japan

Title: Assessment and characterization of radionuclide concentrations from the Fukushima Reactor release in the plankton and nekton communities of . . . → Read More: More US tuna contaminated — Study: Entire food web “including humans” may be affected as Fukushima radionuclides spread to West Coast

Kyodo: Rice exceeds new cesium limit for first time — 60 km from Fukushima plant

(Subscription Only) Title: Radioactive cesium level of Fukushima rice exceeds allowable limitSource: Kyodo NewsDate: Oct. 24, 2012

Rice produced by a farmer in Sukagawa, Fukushima Prefecture, returned a radioactive cesium reading of 110 becquerels per kilogram, exceeding the regulatory maximum of 100, the prefectural government said Wednesday.

While it is the first time that . . . → Read More: Kyodo: Rice exceeds new cesium limit for first time — 60 km from Fukushima plant

Radioactive beef over cesium limit from cow raised far outside Fukushima… As Fukushima beef shipments to US resume this week

Title: Cesium above new limit in Miyagi beef Source: Jiji Date: Oct. 18, 2012

Radioactive cesium levels above the government’s new limit have been found in beef from Miyagi Prefecture, the prefectural government said.

Meat from a cow shipped by a farmer in Tome was found to contain more than 150 becquerels of radioactive . . . → Read More: Radioactive beef over cesium limit from cow raised far outside Fukushima… As Fukushima beef shipments to US resume this week

Pacific cod fish shipments in Aomori suspended, 200 miles from Fukushima — “High levels of radioactive caesium found”

ABC Australia’s Mark Willacy, August 27, 2012 at 10:26a ET:

Shipments of Pacific cod caught off Aomori, 320km north of Fukushima, suspended after high levels of radioactive caesium found in fish there

Shipments of Pacific cod caught off Aomori, 320km north of Fukushima, suspended after high levels of radioactive caesium found in fish . . . → Read More: Pacific cod fish shipments in Aomori suspended, 200 miles from Fukushima — “High levels of radioactive caesium found”

Official: “Way beyond the levels recorded before, it is worrying” — Suggests more releases from Fukushima plant may be causing extreme contamination -Asahi

Follow-up to: Highest Yet: Fish 20 times more radioactive than any other caught since 3/11 — 380 times limit for cesium -NHK

(Subscription Only) Title: Radiation 258 times legal limit found in fish off Fukushima Source: AJW Asahi Date: Aug 22, 2012

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The reading for two rock trout, caught about 20 kilometers to . . . → Read More: Official: “Way beyond the levels recorded before, it is worrying” — Suggests more releases from Fukushima plant may be causing extreme contamination -Asahi

Highest Yet: Fish 20 times more radioactive than any other caught since 3/11 — 380 times limit for cesium -NHK

Title: High radiation detected in fish off Fukushima Source: NHK Date: Aug. 21, 2012 – Updated 11:51 UTC (20:51 JST)

The operator of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant says it has detected radiation 380 times the government safety limit in a fish caught off Fukushima Prefecture.

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The utility says it detected 38,000 becquerels . . . → Read More: Highest Yet: Fish 20 times more radioactive than any other caught since 3/11 — 380 times limit for cesium -NHK

NHK: US halts shipments of Japanese beef due to concerns of radioactive contamination from Fukushima disaster (VIDEO)

Title: Japanese beef exports to US postponed Source: NHK WORLD English Date: Aug. 17, 2012

Japan has been forced to put off resuming beef exports to the United States at the last minute, due to US concerns about effects of last year’s nuclear accident.

Shipments were due to resume on Saturday starting with cattle . . . → Read More: NHK: US halts shipments of Japanese beef due to concerns of radioactive contamination from Fukushima disaster (VIDEO)

Highest Yet: 300 times over cesium limit in wild mushroom — Found far from Fukushima plant, 140 km away in Tochigi Prefecture

August 6, 2012 report in the Nikkei Shinbun translated by EXSKF:

Highest level of cesium detected in wild mushroom

Tochigi Prefecture announced on August 6 that 31,000 Bq/kg of radioactive cesium was detected in wild “Lactarius volemus” (tawny milkcap mushroom) harvested in Nikko City, far exceeding the national safety standard (100 Bq/kg).

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According . . . → Read More: Highest Yet: 300 times over cesium limit in wild mushroom — Found far from Fukushima plant, 140 km away in Tochigi Prefecture

Radioactive cesium reported in Kellogg’s cereal from Japan — Almost 20 becquerels per kilogram (PHOTO)

Source: http://www.kon-tida.net/blog/main.php?mode=detail&article=29

Kellogg’s All Brown Buran Flake Plain (Expiration Date: May 2013)

Cs-134 @ 8.95 Becquerels/kilogram (Bq/kg) Cs-137 @ 10.76 Bq/kg Total Cesium @ 19.71 Bq/kg

h/t Fukushima Diary

. . . → Read More: Radioactive cesium reported in Kellogg’s cereal from Japan — Almost 20 becquerels per kilogram (PHOTO)