Physician suspects Canada will see more cancers, decreased fetal viability, decreased fertility from Fukushima — We expect them to be generational

Published: January 14th, 2012 at 12:42 pm ET
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After Fukushima, fish tales, Montreal Gazette by Alex Roslin, Jan. 13, 2012:

[...] Dr. Dale Dewar wasn’t convinced. Dewar, a family physician in Wynyard, Sask., doesn’t eat a lot of seafood herself, but when her grandchildren come to visit, she carefully checks seafood labels.

She wants to make sure she isn’t serving them anything that might come from the western Pacific Ocean.

Dewar, the executive director of Physicians for Global Survival, a Canadian anti-nuclear group, says the Canadian government has downplayed the radiation risks from Fukushima and is doing little to monitor them.

“We suspect we’re going to see more cancers, decreased fetal viability, decreased fertility, increased metabolic defects – and we expect them to be generational,” she said. [...]

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40 comments to Physician suspects Canada will see more cancers, decreased fetal viability, decreased fertility from Fukushima — We expect them to be generational

  • Need to find more that are willing to say what needs to be said so people can make informed choices !


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  • Pensacola Tiger Pensacola Tiger

    Origins can be falsified, What type of radiation detector would be able to pick up this low-level contamination?


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    • patman

      Biological detectors.

      Not to sound like a smarty but canary in the coal mine was the relevant standard. To explain, what are numbers, when red means run, son.

      What these ‘canaries’ won’t provide you with is tangible information one can take to court and sue anybody; but it may protect you and your kids health to keep an open mind and open ears and eyes. Sorry but that is going to have to be enough; there isn’t enough resources to pay any liability anyway.

      Relevant dose toxicity is in the leaves, mutations of insect wings, sterility and crop failure, crazy-assed observations despite ‘normal’ rain fall, temperatures.

      Oh and especially federal governments who have a track record of denigrating research and refusing to fund it, suddenly running around with predictions and explanations of failed maple tree seedlings expected for the next couple of years or strange leukemia inducing virus affecting Pacific salmon, next season.

      Good thing Canadian politicians are book smart not street smart.

      Sez me, could very well be wrong. Follow other leadersBiological detectors.

      There is nothing for acute exposure, but for chronic exposure vegetation and animals may be the detectors we can all find and utilize. So let’s share insight. If anybody wants to copy or reproduce anything I may write, go ahead. Weird thing to say, but adapt it, correct it and get this shit out there for others to use.

      For thousands of years of mining a ‘canary in the mine’ was a relevant standard. Lazy damn bird sleeping in the bottom of the cage? Shout, drop you shovel and run. What are electronics and numbers worth? ‘Red Means Run, Son.’

      Relevant dose toxicity warnings are in the leaves, mutations of insect wings, sterility and hormonal like effects, dog going into heat again third time this season, perhaps. Crazy-assed observations despite ‘normal’ rain fall, normal temperatures, normal conditions. See lots of stuff and your meds are dosed properly, there is…


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    • patman

      ooops editing error before publishing. May I try again?

      Biological detectors.

      There is nothing for acute exposure, but for chronic exposure vegetation and animals may be the detectors we can all find and utilize. So let’s share insight. If anybody wants to copy or reproduce anything I may write, go ahead. Weird thing to say, but adapt it, correct it and get this shit out there for others to use.

      For thousands of years of mining a ‘canary in the mine’ was a relevant standard. Lazy damn bird sleeping in the bottom of the cage? Shout, drop you shovel and run. What are electronics and numbers worth? ‘Red Means Run, Son.’

      Relevant dose toxicity warnings are in the leaves, mutations of insect wings, sterility and hormonal like effects, dog going into heat again third time this season, perhaps. Crazy-assed observations despite ‘normal’ rain fall, normal temperatures, normal conditions. See lots of stuff and your medicationss are dosed properly, then there is trouble.

      Federal governments who have a track record of denigrating research and refusing to fund it, suddenly running around with predictions and explanations of failed sugar maple tree seedlings expected next seasons (because the forest floor detritis is too thick for the seedlings to penetrate this year!) Or strange leukemia inducing virus affecting Pacific salmon, next season. That kind of federal B.S.

      Oh, and politicians explaining why you shouldn’t be afraid of a non-existent threat, is the fattest, turkey sized canary warning of all.

      What our ‘canaries’ won’t provide you is tangible information one can take to court and sue anybody. It may protect you and your kids health to keep an open mind, open ears and open eyes.

      Good thing our politicians are usually book smart not street smart, those stupid f_cking knobs.


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  • arclight arclight

    wow! i must be dreaming?

    “It’s completely untrue to say this level of radiation is safe or harmless,” said Gordon Edwards, president of the Canadian Coalition for Nuclear Responsibility.

    Edwards, who is also a math professor at Vanier College, said Fukushima has highlighted how lackadaisical Canadian authorities are about radiation risks – the result, he says, of the influence of Canada’s powerful nuclear industry.

    “The reassurances have been completely irresponsible. To say there are no health concerns flies in the face of all scientific evidence,” said Edwards, who has advised the federal auditor-general’s office and Ontario government on nuclear-power issues.”


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  • patman

    Impossible for any professional to put their credentials on the line; because our ‘western democracies’ have become rogue.

    Can anybody comment responsibly in this human atrocity when all news is suppressed and any information coming out of official sources is suspect?

    Speak up, and one’s career could be destroyed.


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    • Bobby1

      What good is a career if you’re DEAD?


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      • patman

        Nobody is going to ‘die’ right away except for damaged embryos and pre-births due to neurological, heart tissue and organ alpha particle damage.

        Beings are so complex, non viability is far more likely than funny looking kids (FLK’s) or aspiring freak show talent. Damaged embros don’t usually make it to term under normal conditions. The damaged are more likely to succumb and be aborted/reabsorbed early.

        Perhaps we will see few generations worth of lithopedions ‘stone babies’.

        So no, human ‘deaths’ are unlikely but human disease will be rampant.


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        • VanneV anne

          Actually, people are dropping dead of heart muscle failure. At least one that I personally know of in Colorado at 27 years old.


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          • patman

            Hi Anne from web cam!

            Sorry for your loss. People die every day, Anne, and that is what those used car salesmen we voted into office will say.

            Stand back and look at life style. Out jogging in our torrential rain storms/snow storms in 2011? that is were the shit was getting to us in quantity, right along the squall lines between cold fronts and low pressure zones. Are the victims getting lots of air with what should be very good habits? Maybe. Sudden death is up five fold in your community? Definitely.

            Like trying to nail jello to a door, this will be a ‘maybe’ game until everybody is dead or sick. We are up against the ‘oligarch mob.’

            Anne, it reminds of ancient jungle civilizations; too many people getting sick or dying? Don’t know what the problem is, but the solution is cut down great big trees and make them land into the roads going to your villages. Discourage travel for a few months, stop the vectors of whatever the problem is.

            Our rain out contamination problem is going to need a lot of insight to deal with. I stood on my front step and looked around; there is no one coming to save us. We are going to have to use our collective brains and risk self rescue.

            Anne, I like your posts on ‘web cam’ especially those ionospheric heater contributions. I read a biography of Nickola Tesla a few years ago. Yes there is something to it.

            I have text of Popular Science, September 1995, about the HAaRP Project, could post it if your interested, just ask. It was written before the propeller heads knew to shut up about this thing. It’s a very good read and rare.

            Got to laugh, everyone says Oh, what about those things? There is a mad rush for many countries to finance and build these things; and the dedicated gigawatt generating plants to power them. Just innocent research? Then how many countries have to build the same phase array, high energy radio transmitters?

            Is that not a lot of research for an ‘Oh Nothing’?


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        • HoTaters HoTaters

          Don’t forget about the young, the aged, and the immune compromised. And women are twice as likely as men to suffer health damage from radiation.


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          • patman

            HoTaters

            Dust contamination, ‘fuel fleas’ causing aneurisms and blood clots in all kinds of people, but conspicuously strong, healthy people, young people, I suggest is going to be the contamination plague. People who shouldn’t be laying there with angel lust (look it up) are. Like those men with ‘heat stroke’.

            We may be in a lot of trouble, and certainly writing a huge chapter in human physiology. Human kind have never been here before. Count on no help from our oligarchs and politicians. Believe danger mitigation may be possible, but how? Don’t know. Stay out of squall line rain/snow storms to start with.

            Forget about cleaning your shoes; Dust is so fine it’s absolutely everywhere. I believe keeping your home as dusty and dirty as your sanity/self esteem will allow. These ‘fuel flea’ particles are looking for something to stick to so provide lots of dust bunnies, and crud originating from exfoliated skin cells. Gross? Hell yes.

            Don’t vacuum, sweep slowly. wear a mask, shower with soap, then bathtub soak, before removing that wet mask.

            It is an emergency it won’t last forever, three or four years unless SFP 4 tips; then thats a whole new game. And, particularly important to my perceived needs, if you have a theory, observation or idea that makes sense to you, then share it. Let’s find out what works.


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      • patman

        How we really get hurt is the viability of seeds from our food crops. If in Canada and want a really shitty culinary experience, try our Canadian grown McIntosh apples from 2011 crop.

        Story: I have two old McIntosh apple trees on my property. I never spray or harvest them, they are just neat to look at. Dogs harvest these little gems however, to my chagrin, These apples never seemed to become the high sugar, sweet, partly rotten fruit they usually are.

        No problem, who cares, right? Then I bought first a bag, then a half dozen premium Ontario apples and although they are red and appear ‘ripe’, they are bitter and acidic, like unripe fruit.

        These McIntosh apples don’t get better with time, instead of ripening and sweetening, they just desiccate and wrinkle, never bruise and sweeten.


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        • MaidenHeaven MaidenHeaven

          Patman I have experienced the same thing. The Original McIntosh apples years go were excellent. I first noticed the changes meant bland tasting apples & not crispy. But more recently I have had the same Ripe but actually *old bitter apples.

          My recent research has led me to believe that irradiated fruit are described in exactly the same way. I have not been able to find sufficient information specific to Canada. My impression is that it is done ONLY to extend shelve life rather than an safety issues. Also to note that actual x-ray must be done on anything that isn’t flat, meaning a higher dose.

          “Irradiation damages the natural digestive enzymes found in raw foods. This means the body has to work harder to digest them.
          · If unlabeled, raw foods that have been irradiated look like fresh foods, but nutritionally they are like cooked foods, with decreased vitamins and enzymes. The FDA allows these foods to be labeled “fresh.”

          · Irradiated foods can have longer shelf lives than nonirradiated foods, which means they can be shipped further while appearing ‘fresh.’ Food grown by giant farms far away may last longer than nonirradiated, locally grown food, even if it is inferior in nutrition and taste.
          http://www.purefood.org/irrad/irradfact.cfm

          Damage to fruit
          Ionising radiation causes chemical changes in the structure of cell wall components, whereby cellulose, hemicellulose and pectin are irreversibly cleaved (1, 2). As a result the cell walls become leaky and calcium is released in proportion to the irradiation dose. This occurs up to 6 kGy. At higher doses up to 80% of calcium is lost (3). This calcium loss plays an important role in the softening of fruit and other plant tissues (vegetables).

          There is also an increased tendency to lose water and a major reason for refrigeration of irradiated produce in transit is to prevent this water loss.

          http://www.rag.org.au/modifiedfoods/fruit%20irradiation%20lack%20of%20feasibility.htm


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          • MaidenHeaven MaidenHeaven

            Food is irradiated using radioactive gamma sources, usually cobalt 60 or cesium 137, or high energy electron beams. The gamma rays break up the molecular structure of the food, forming positively and negatively charged particles called free radicals. The free radicals react with the food to create new chemical substances called “radiolytic products.” Those unique to the irradiation process are known as “unique radiolytic products” (URPs).rget organism’s DNA beyond its ability to repair.

            Some radiolytic products, such as formaldehyde, benzene, formic acid, and quinones are harmful to human health. Benzene, for example, is a known carcinogen. In one experiment, seven times more benzene was found in cooked, irradiated beef than in cooked, non-irradiated beef. Some URPs are completely new chemicals that have not even been identified, let alone tested for toxicity.

            In addition, irradiation destroys essential vitamins, including vitamin A, thiamin, B2, B3, B6, B12, folic acid, C, E, and K; amino acid and essential polyunsaturated fatty acid content may also be affected. A 20 to 80 percent loss of any of these is not uncommon.

            To irradiate beef and poultry in the US on a mass scale, hundreds of irradiation facilities would need to be built. Currently, the radiation source for most irradiators is cobalt 60, supplied by the Canadian company Nordion International, Inc. But the only isotope available in sufficient quantities for large-scale irradiation is cesium 137, which is also one of the deadliest. With a half-life of 30 years, cesium 137 remains dangerous for nearly 600 years.

            Nordion Inc. (TSX: NDN, NYSE: NDZ) is a global health science company that provides products used for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease. The company supplies targeted therapies, sterilization technologies and medical isotopes to more than 60 countries around the world.


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            • MaidenHeaven MaidenHeaven

              https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nordion
              Founded in 1946, originally the radium sales department of Eldorado Mining and Refining Ltd., Nordion developed one of the first teletherapy units that used the radioisotope cobalt-60 to destroy cancerous tumours.

              Soon after, the division was given responsibility for selling radioisotopes produced by the newly established nuclear research facility at Chalk River, Ontario. As a result, in 1951, Eldorado established a commercial products division (CPD) to manage the isotope business, especially cobalt-60 used in cancer treatment.

              In 1952, the federal government created Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL), a Crown corporation. Shortly thereafter, CPD was transferred to AECL, where it remained for the next 40 years.

              In 1988, ownership was transferred from AECL to the Canadian Development Investment Corporation (CDIC). The company assumed a new name, Nordion International Inc. and was later sold to MDS Health Group in 1991.

              ~Follow the money..And we can be their next customers when we need cancer treatment…We have been wrapped up & served on a Silver platter.

              AECL describes its goal as ensuring that “Canadians and the world receive energy, health, environmental and economic benefits from nuclear science and technology – with confidence that nuclear safety and security are assured”.
              In addition, AECL manufactures nuclear medicine radioisotopes for supply to MDS Nordion in Ottawa, Ontario, and is the world’s largest supplier of Molybdenum-99 for diagnostic tests, and Cobalt-60 for cancer therapy. AECL is funded through a combination of federal government appropriations and commercial revenue.

              In October 2011 the federal government of Canada sold the commercial CANDU design and marketing business of AECL to Candu Energy for $15 million (including 15 years worth of royalties, the government could get back as much as $285 million)
              https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atomic_Energy_of_Canada_Limited


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              • MaidenHeaven MaidenHeaven

                The US Department of Energy initially encouraged food irradiation as part of its Byproduct Utilization Program created in the 1970s to promote the commercial use of nuclear byproducts.

                At the same time, it would transfer the burden of nuclear waste from weapons production to consumerism a fact the DOE admitted to the House Armed Services Committee in 1983: “The utilization of these radioactive materials simply reduces our waste handling problem; we get some of these very hot elements like cesium and strontium out of the waste.”

                Not only would this take care of the DOE’s waste problem, it would develop the technology to reprocess spent nuclear reactor fuel in order to recover cesium 137. The reprocessing would also enable the DOE to recover plutonium, the main ingredient for nuclear weapons.

                With the FDA’s approval of beef irradiation, the irradiation industry is poised to use it as a springboard for flooding the market with a new wave of food irradiation promotion. To be successful, however, irradiation proponents must convince retailers that consumers want the technology. The irradiation industry sees education or “consumer training” as the key to citizen acceptance.

                In response, scientists at major land-grant universities, with the full support of the USDA, are developing “educational” materials. Iowa State University (ISU), home of one of two publicly held food irradiation facilities in the US, developed a pro-irradiation educational video with a $39,000 grant from the USDA Extension Service. The USDA gave grants to projects designed to influence public acceptance of food technologies, specifically food irradiation.

                http://www.mercola.com/article/irradiated/nuclear_lunch.htm


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            • patman

              MaidenHeaven;

              Holy crow, thanks for the research. I’m wondering if the seeds that appear fine, are actually viable.

              It was the weird ‘wild’ apples in my unkempt trees that started to bug me, but it was nothing I could connect to anything so I dropped the issue.

              Then the bag of cheap Ontario McIntosh apples; bitter then sitting for three weeks for the last couple and just drying out. Not one, more or less all the dang apples.

              Forget the bag full, I went for a half dozen straight up, premium, red skinned, best I could get my hands on in the bin.

              And there they are. Ate two so far, could barely swallow those bitter things.

              Dang esophagus is balking just thinking about it.

              Want half a bag of yummy -looking- apples, MaidenHeaven?


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              • MaidenHeaven MaidenHeaven

                Your welcome
                Sure why not, isn’t it all about sharing the pain? gag :P

                And I figure that if it is going to kill me I will try to share what I know before that.

                G’nite for now, try to have a decent evening.


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      • patman

        In Canada flowering plants are typically done in late summer. Some 2011 Wild flowers reentered bloom in September and October after the autumn frost. I had garden plants flowering in October, covered in snow.

        ‘Timothy’, a common pasture grass in Canada seemed to retain a lot of seed on their stems though 2012 summer/autumn. Rub these seeds together and they collapse into nothing but friable, sabulous, undifferentiated greyish dust.

        What about 2012 grain germination? Any farmers like grab a couple handfuls of grain and try to germinate it? If it looks like shit. write back.

        One may be able earn millions by shorting 2012 North American grain crops. Fear North American crop failures for 2012.

        Could be very bad. Shout me down if you want to. It’s OK. I’m not listening to any more government/corporate horse shit, OK?

        The situation is too big. Damage control is the only lever our governments that still works. Propaganda. Information black out. Lies and deceit. and more to come.

        You know, this disaster talk is exactly the type baloney I would be absolutely delighted to be wrong about. Frankly speaking, I only have another twenty-five years of existence I care about; I rather have as easy a glide possible, with the least torment possible.

        Time will tell.


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        • patman,
          Government’s lie, that’s what they do !
          Figured that out in Nam 1968 !


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        • HoTaters HoTaters

          We had relatively little produce from our organic garden this year. That, despite adding gypsum to break up the soil, lots of compost, and tilling. The garden gets a lot of TLC and this year it just seemed to fizzle out, except for the winter squash — which did wonderfully.


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          • patman

            Yes, and I was panicked after a contaminated rain out in Southwestern Ontario, Canada early last August. After a seasonal dry spell, took my dog for a walk along a notoriously bad mosquito area. There are artesian springs keeping the ground swampy, year round.

            Walked along and noticed it was a nice relaxed stroll. There were no mosquitoes.

            A few days later I was driving up to Lake Huron for a swim, stopped at Tim Hortons Donut and Coffee shop en route and noticed there was -no- mosquitoes on my windshield or the other cars in the parking lot. That’s actually saying a lot, many vehicles in our rural areas drive several hundred kilometers per week as a normal way of life.

            Speculated that mosquito eggs and larvae were getting killed of by rain out contamination decay products. Mosquitoes are actually aquatic animals who leave the water to dine on plant juices as a staple as adults to breed and females require the protein of a blood meal to form eggs.

            In our country, only an arse would complain about these missing disease ridden pests; I know that.

            Checked everywhere insects usually show up, best I could do was empty spider webs in the garden; no mosquitoes, other insects, moths.

            Then I noticed one or two birds chirping at dawn instead of a several dozen different species joining in as usual. A fraction of the birds as normal.

            Later, noticed that bats were out trying to find mosquitos to eat quite early in the evening risking predation. Starving bats?

            To me, there is something up. Sorry for the drama, but it is the truth. Sorry for the lack of brevity.


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            • I just commented about the disappearance of cockroaches from my yard this summer on another thread (or somewhere on enenews).

              Like mosquitoes, they were not missed, but the suspected reason leaves me wishing they hadn’t gone…

              I’ve not noticed any other disappearances yet but many animals are hibernating now (even in AZ’s desert winters)…


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        • Sickputer

          This should be in anomalies… But I will followup your thread…

          I have a rose bush (expensive one I bought in the summer at Lowes after 311) and it is replanted outside facing the east. It had two small rose blooms 2 days ago. We had snow ten days ago and most mornings here in January are in the 20s. Never seen a rose bloom later than Thanksgiving before.


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  • patman

    Impossible for any professional to put their credentials on the line; because our ‘western democracies’ have become rogue.

    Can anybody comment responsibly in this human atrocity when all news is suppressed and any information coming out of official sources is suspect?

    Speak up, and one’s career could be destroyed.

    Think we are in a waiting game for people to get sick and die. hence young children, most easily affected, are encouraged to get as much contamination as possible.

    In two or three years diseased survivors and the dead will be looked upon as victims not unlike the Spanish Flu casualties. But sad victims of what could not be controlled.

    All populations have proud histories and a duty to the future to allow genetically damaged citizens to perish. Such a cynical possibility is an embarrassment to speak of, definitely fascism; but up to those affected to consider it’s logic.

    Sadly all will share in this tragedy equally.


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  • Grampybone Grampybone

    Canada and Alaska are in for a nasty dose of radiation that will decimate the local wildlife populations. As the hot particles concentrate in the trophic ecology of the shoreline people will be sent to remove the carcasses of dead animals. These animals will be contaminated and inevitably eaten by scavengers who will absorb high concentrates of radiation. The whole cycle will become one where the animals that can tolerate the radiation will survive while the other become food for other organisms that will suffer the same fate as the creatures being eaten. Nuclear contamination can wipe out entire colonies of sea animals humans have yet to discover. Radiation will do serious damage to every person on the west coast who wants to have kids or raise a family. The Canadian government has to face the reality that their western cities are going to suffer as more waste washes up on their shores. Denying the inevitable is genocidal incompetence that will only result in pain for the Canadian and Alaskan people.


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    • Have to wonder if these desease’s are really true and not from radiation ?

      90 percent + white-tailed deer populations dead, Northern Plains
      To Mass Animal Death on Monday, January 09, 2012
      http://members.beforeitsnews.com/story/1599/838/90_percent_white-tailed_deer_populations_dead,_Northern_Plains.html

      or

      New virus worries farmers
      13 January, 2012

      The National Farmers’ Union (NFU) has warned livestock farmers of the appearance of a new virus causing abortions and fetal abnormalities in ruminants. There has been no cases of Schmallenberg virus in the UK, but the disease has now spread to Belgium after being first observed in the Netherlands and Germany last summer.
      Symptoms can include fever (over 40˚C), inappetance and diarrhoea, and generally disappear after a few days. The disease is transmitted by insects, and infections of early stages featuses can cause abortion or congenital disorders.
      Belgium recently reported …
      http://www.meatinfo.co.uk/news/fullstory.php/aid/13603/New_virus_worries_farmers.html


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      • StillJill StillJill

        Yes Doc,….my suspicions were aroused last spring with the tornado outbreaks. I believe it was the one in Joplin that made nearly all the responders sick. There are reports of folks from hundreds of miles away from Joplin, who drove in to help. They breathed in quite a ‘snort-full’ of this witch’s brew. This was just weeks after Fuku, 2 months maybe,…..and we all know WHAT blows in on storms NOW,…don’t we! (That’s a statement, not a question, sadly)


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    • HoTaters HoTaters

      Have seen very few spiders, slugs, and no snails since this summer. There are lots of black beetles in the yard, but they seem to be the only critters that are flourishing there. We are pesticide free.


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      • HoTaters

        We have lots of cockroaches in our yard because it is an oasis in the desert.

        In the summer they come onto our patio and try and get into the house from the sliding class door.

        We do not spray.

        They usually hibernate in October.

        This summer they were gone from our patio by mid August.

        It was absolutely amazing and unprecedented.

        These are not indoor roaches so whatever they eat outside must have been impacted. They live in our garden!


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    • patman

      Grampybone:

      Suggestion is that by chopping away at the very foundation of our ecosystem with anthropogenic radioactive contamination brought into our crop soil, forests, marshes and lakes we stand to starve everything into declining numbers. We can adapt to radiation, developing cancer takes decades for people and less time for animals.

      Unless, of course, one is storing a couple of radioactive watch faces up their hoop.

      But acute crop failure and starvation in a resource blessed country is not what Canadians expect.

      Despite harpergov denial of monitoring and sampling by government agencies, no government would be arrogant enough not to keep their eyes open to what’s coming down the pipe.

      Private labs with a big-assed confidentiality agreement that containing language such as “If you tell anybody about this contamination analysis, harpergov has the right to kill you, the offending researcher.”

      Can’t do that with union protected government employees, fortunately. ;-)


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  • brilli

    “what good is one’s career when you’re dead”

    ask:

    the Iranian nuclear scientist assassinated this month by CIA/Mossad agents

    Asako Kumagai

    Mr.Uemura Yasuhiro

    Oh wait, you can’t They’re all dead. Killed by corporate/bank/nuclear mafiya


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    • patman

      “Killed by corporate/bank/nuclear mafiya”

      Please don’t even f_cking go there, brilli. I think about that possibility constantly. :o

      Our little hobby of sharing gossip, is serious, billions of dollars, threat to our quasi-legal nuclear industry, and by extension our bought and paid for governments. :(

      Brilli, I could not agree with you more, and in fact, I suggest it’s worse than you aspire it could be. :)


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  • Mack Mack

    The Montreal Gazette (and journalist Alex Roslin) are doing really good journalism on Fukushima.

    Look at what the article had to say about fish tested for cesium:

    “Cesium was especially prevalent in certain of the species:

    73 per cent of mackerel tested

    91 per cent of the halibut

    92 per cent of the sardines

    93 per cent of the tuna and eel

    94 per cent of the cod and anchovies

    100 per cent of the carp, seaweed, shark and monkfish

    Some of the fish were caught in Japanese coastal waters. Other catches were made hundreds of kilometres away in the open ocean.”

    Interesting about the sardines because I’d always heard that sardines don’t concentrate radiation as much because they’re small and younger fish.


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