Belarus Expert: Radiation limits too high after Fukushima — Japan allows 20 times more cesium in drinking water than near Chernobyl

Published: October 13th, 2011 at 5:59 am ET
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TOKYO, Japan — Vladimir Babenko is deputy director of the Belrad Institute of Radiation Safety in the former Soviet republic of Belarus. Babneko advised local residents after the meltdown at Chernobyl, just across the Belarus border in Ukraine.

During a press conference in Tokyo he urged Japan to lower food radiation limits to “realistic” levels.

Babenko “cannot understand the thresholds designated by the Japanese government for food and beverage products, saying they are much higher than Belarusian standards.”

He noted that the allowable limit of 200 becquerels per kilogram of cesium in Japan drinking water is 20 times as high as the maximum allowable level in Belarus.

SOURCE: Japan’s food radiation limits set too high: Belarusian scientist, Kyodo, October 13, 2011

Published: October 13th, 2011 at 5:59 am ET
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11 comments to Belarus Expert: Radiation limits too high after Fukushima — Japan allows 20 times more cesium in drinking water than near Chernobyl

  • Fall out man!

    Amazingly, the Soviets cared more about the welfare of their people than the Japanese. It comes back to Japanese head of medicine Dr Shitinya. They think if they all just stay positive and think happy thoughts the problem can be ignored!

    Actually the Soviets were more open and forthcoming with information about the problem as well! It was the IAEA that insisted the info the Soviets gave to them should not be released to the public.

    What bugs me now is that they will export their contaminated food to unsuspecting consumers all around the world.


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    • BreadAndButter BreadAndButter

      Hi Fall out man, I wouldn’t think too positive about the Russian government’s welfare of their people…if they’d care, how come people are still living in contaminated villages fifty years after the Mayak accident, and nuclear waste is dumped into lakes and contaminating rivers? See this 13 min. russia Today report:
      http://rt.com/news/prime-time/nuclear-victims-still-trapped-in-contaminated-zone/


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      • Pallas89juno Pallas89juno

        Dear Bread: Yes, after 1989, what was only a middling socialist will (due to a pseudo socialist state with a party elite of 2 million of 340 million of pre-1989 USSR)to the greater good evaporated almost completely when party members were basically freed to be the beastly parasitic capitalists they had dreamt of being. Of course, nothing much has been done since. Nonetheless, it is, pathetically, still true that the Japanese are doing a fraction of the good for their citizens that even a hobbled chaotic state did for their’s.


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    • Pallas89juno Pallas89juno

      Dear Fall Out: CORRECT…What little remained of the authoritarian regime with lots of socialist domestic policies being abandoned for essentially lawless (if you’re a billionaire) U.S. style capitalism–lots of chaos–still had enough “For the Greater Good” to be doing many dozens of times a better job for the people exposed to Chernobyl fallout than the Japanese are doing for their own people. Maybe it has something to do with the Japanese being so damned compliant to authority figures culturally. I think it’s time for a big change in culture there (same thing is true for the U.S. where most citizens are even more cowardly, I suspect). Wake up!


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  • kintaman kintaman

    Do these officials think there will not be consequences for this? When the illnesses start people are going to be raging at those responsible for the lies and deception. There will no place far enough for them to run.


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    • Pallas89juno Pallas89juno

      Dear Kinta: You ask a good question. The bastards, I believe, think that they WILL get away with it because technology and mind control has been working increasingly well (exponentially) since about 1981. Only, relatively higher context cultures with more of a citizen’s resistance sort of history (Japan and the U.S. BOTH lack this, actually despite perpetual bullshit to the contrary–read “Lies My Teacher Told Me” by Loewen)with a lesser degree of obsession with technology fads, seem to be able to manage to get it together to threaten or kill their billionaires and de facto corporate, military and covert murderous scumbag despots, or are angling, and this will lead to success, in that direction. Technology, particularly for the younger generations who should be now revolting for how badly they’re being screwed socioeconomically, stands in the WAY as a distraction and a dumbing down set of tools for our enemies, the richest, to use against us all so that they may keep repeating the same behaviors and reaping the same rewards at a ghastly cost to the planet.


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  • By understanding every life comes to an end when time demands it. Loss of life is to be mourned, but only if the life was wasted.


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  • FaraFola

    When these deadly isotopes enD up in food chain and groundwater, there’s no possibilities to avoid radiation poisoning.

    In the future we will propably see many horrible affects because of Fuku


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  • selfsovereign

    Has anyone read Vladimir Babenko’s book on radiation protection?
    He’s promoting a japanese version while in japan…….


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  • arclight arclight

    “He noted that the allowable limit of 200 becquerels per kilogram of cesium in Japan drinking water is 20 times as high as the maximum allowable level in Belarus.”

    SAYS IT ALL

    and this, from proffesor chris busby says more

    http://www.natmedtalk.com/childrens-health/22853-cesium-137-causes-heart-disease-children.html


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