“Shocking”: Officials make it mandatory to use Fukushima rice in school lunches

Published: December 17th, 2012 at 12:01 pm ET


Published: December 17th, 2012 at 12:01 pm ET


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48 comments to “Shocking”: Officials make it mandatory to use Fukushima rice in school lunches

  • Time Is Short Time Is Short

    They are doing everything they can to kill those kids intentionally, probably many of their own, as quickly as they can stuff the radiation down their throats.

    What kind of people do this? What kind of monsters are running the show over there? Every psychopath in history killed 'others'. What do you call large groups of psychopaths killing their own children, by the thousands?

    Millions, really, if you look at the policies of the whole of Japan. And the rest of the world is next. The US isn't testing for radioactivity in imported food stuffs. What is our government allowing to be fed to our children in their school lunches?

    Just sick.

  • Sickputer

    There is something about invisible poison that dulls the survival instincts of naked apes. There is little or nothing in the way of historical precedent for the Japanese. The plight of Chernobyl survivors should help some, but most wear the customary Nippon blinders. Obey and shut up. Be a cheerful citizen. Love Big Brother.

    The authorities and many working parents chose to ignore the risk. They reason if the poison doesn't kill people immediately it is an acceptable hazard of modern life.

    Eventually parents will face and make the classic survival reflex: Fight or flight.

    Don't delay parents…vote with your feet. Move very far away.

    • kalidances

      It is too late now to evacuate. That's why even though the IAEA is now involved no one in any government has asked for the embassies for help. All Fukushima residents have already received lethal doses. Tokyo will have done so by this coming March. All of the islands are now contaminated as are all of their exports. Better for them to arrange for a comfortable mass passing than lose all of their money relocating to countries who will hate them and persecute them.

      Read their statements from last weeks conference(read especially the Russian statement):

      I think the Japanese government has decided that everyone will go out together as citizens united.

      It will be evident soon enough that there is nothing anyone can do to stop what is coming.

      The people should now prepare to have as peaceful and painfree last days as possible. They do not deserve the agony of death
      by multiple invasive cancers. The throat cancers along are going to render many people incapable of consuming food shortly anyway.

      Japan needs to fully legalize medical marijuana now.

      • jec jec

        Of the statements in the link, Russia has translated to english –BELARUS is in RUSSIA. Wonder why their comments are not able to be easily translated as the document is an IMAGE! So either know and translate or go word by word. Not easy to interpret. I hope all the visits to Fukushima for the "conference" take dosimeters, and eat and drink the local supplies….Then get themselves checked out at home..for levels of exposure…

        • PavewayIII PavewayIII

          But since it's from Belarus, it will say (essentially) "Yeah – whatever Russia said!" I'm not so sure their potato and tractor economy has the luxury of translators just yet. I was surprised that they submitted a fairly good Xerox copy.

          And all of this to attend a safety conference… in Fukushima… by a county that used forced abortions and censorship to clean up after the last nuclear disaster. I'm sure they'll be able to exchange valuable tips with the Japanese.

  • weeman

    I am willing to bet this is a experiment they are going to use prisoners as the control group and feed them uncontaminated food and see the results. I would not put it past them. You would have to be a social-path to be a player in the nuclear industry, no empathy.

  • I guess it's the only thing they've got. Where are they going to buy grain from with a shot economy, with China in dispute over Islands, Russia in dispute over Islands, USA … – Rice absorbs the least rads along with corn…

    • lam335 lam335

      re: "Rice absorbs the least rads along with corn…"

      How do you know this? Where did you read it?

    • Sickputer

      Next to lichens and mushrooms rice is one of the most contaminated crops affected by radiation. The water medium in the rice paddies provides massive amounts of fallout carried into the rice plant.

      "Tests on [rice] straw at a farm in Koriyama city in Fukushima prefecture showed caesium levels as high as 500,000 becquerels per kg. Those readings are about 378 times the legal limit set by the government."


  • soern

    Japan lost its Face
    The only possible japanese answer before loosing face is
    Japanese do mass suicide now, starting with their own children.
    Very japanese indeed.
    I'm NOT amused!

  • TheBigPicture TheBigPicture

    Pack a safe lunch for your kid everyday.

  • jec jec

    What is the matter? The children are not dying fast enough? While it looks to be a deliberate effort by government to segregate the "radiation poisoned" citizens, families and their children, did not think they would try and actively "speed" up the process. Criminal…

  • or-well

    Discrepancy between headline and tweets.
    The tweets refer to mandatory lunches.
    Also the decision to use Fuku rice in mandatory lunches.
    NOT that use of Fuku rice will be mandatory.

    1a. Will Fuku rice be used exclusively? Doesn't say.
    1b. Will lunch provider company have discretion to use other rice?
    1c. Will Fuku rice be priced so that it is the lunch companys' obvious choice?

    Mandatory lunches seems to means home lunches disallowed.
    2a. Will parents comply?
    2b. Will teachers complicitly enforce?

    Does this apply only to Fukushima City schools?
    Does this apply to all Fukushima Prefecture schools?

    It is wrong to deny parents the right to provide home lunches.

    It's like the milk issue that came up, where children with milk from home were forced to pour it out and humiliated.

    Be clear – I'm not downplaying this. There are unanswered questions, and more than one issue here.

    Mandatory lunches are wrong. Fuku rice is wrong, whether mandatory or optional.

    • Sol Man

      Sacrificing the children is wrong.
      I have no words, only a feeling of revulsion.

      • richard richard

        utter revulsion with the nukers and japanese and usa officials. the nuke crime is beyond any level of villainy ever seen in human existence. And it's ongoing, it will not stop.

        there is a solution, but i've been told it's not 'peaceful'. Well, people, all is lost, playing this game 'peacefully'. The nukers have won.

        They've contaminated the planet.. they are killing everyone with cancer, and they'll ensure all future generations are deformed and compromised. See if peace will fix it.

  • PhilipUpNorth PhilipUpNorth

    Killing your children is a way of limiting population in the future. The behavior of the Japanese government, at all levels, is the behavior of leaders of a population of lemmings, which will throw themselves off a cliff into the sea, then attempt to swim to a far shore, only to drown in the effort. Perhaps this is simply an official reaction to the overpopulation of Japan. Fukushima isn't bad enough for these crazy people. Now they want to kill their own children. http://video.search.yahoo.com/video/play;_ylt=A2KLqIDkfc9QzgIARcP7w8QF;_ylu=X3oDMTBvcXNvNnBqBHNlYwNzcgRzbGsDdmlkBHZ0aWQDVjEzMw–?p=youtube+lemmings+go+over+cliff&vid=7d178046580c340c28423e2653d8f99a&l=2%3A49&turl=http%3A%2F%2Fts2.mm.bing.net%2Fth%3Fid%3DV.4651729582882833%26pid%3D15.1&rurl=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DVWuiGWkd7mM&tit=Lemming+Migration+Along+the+Norwegian+Coast+%28Britannica.com%29&c=4&sigr=11ak0tvqd&b=31&tt=b

    (I don't like the looks of this link. Perhaps I can try to clean it up a bit.)

  • rambojim

    A Regime of Lunatics….

  • Wreedles Wreedles

    A madman does it quickly with a gun and the whole world mourns.

    A government does it slowly with poisoned food, and the whole world yawns.

    What is wrong with us?!? Can people not see that it is the exact same thing; only the speed of the murder is slower?

    • vital1 vital1

      Wreedles, Well said.

      Criminal that any government east, or west would allow this to happen to its
      children. What is particularly tragic, is that these governments could have, and should have, prevented this from happening!

      Informed parents, would have made the correct choices to keep their children
      safe, and healthy.

      Officials responsible for this outrage should be held accountable, and

      A responsible leadership would have acted decisively, and not allowed this to happen.

      The only conclusion that can be drawn is we have a seriously ill leadership that lacks compassion. Their gods are power and money, their actions speak loader than words.

      • vital1 vital1

        We have to get the true message out there on how serious the Fukushima nuclear disaster is. We must do this quickly, and efficiently. Getting frustrated reading this stuff without taking psychical action to change it is a waste of life. I am suggesting we create our own world press organization. Each one of us can distribute lots of important life saving information to those around us.

        It has to be diverse and decentralized concerted organized mass effort. Everyone distributing the information in their own local area, or Internet social networks. If you have recorded local data showing raised radiation levels try your local media, and see if they will write an article.

        For this process to work well, we need different flyers created by lots of you. The central message being, how serious the Fukushima nuclear disaster is. No leaders, just personal action.

        Hand them out, mailbox them, or email them. Put them everywhere, libraries, notice boards, web pages, forums, Facebook, and tweet! Put them on web pages, and in lots of sites where the flyer can be downloaded. Think outside the box.

      • +1

        "…their actions speak louder than words."
        – vital1

        We all know it's not just the rice.

        The seaweed, also used in toothpaste.
        The tuna/sea food.
        The Mandarin oranges from California.
        The milk.

        It just depends on where you're at in the food chain.

        IMO –
        The lists will grow.
        The levels and combinations of radioactive contamination will continue to SPREAD and accumulate.

  • Johnny Blade Johnny Blade

    Every once in awhile(too often)~I find a story that makes the bile in my stomach rise to my throat & I have to fight to stop myself from vomiting.
    This is one of those times!~ I'm not a math wizard,philosophy major,brain surgeon or nuclear engineer,but many of those who are supposed to be of an exceptionally smart race,culture,nation who would allow their children to ingest poison,who elect mayors who would declare eating radioactive food "makes kids smarter",who would allow this to happen whether due to apathy or intent-DO NOT deserve to have children in the 1st place?!! I would kill or die to save ANY child in danger from any threat! I haven't felt I'd had ANYTHING in common with the majority of the human race or society for a long time now and I've disassociated myself in ways that allow me to feel comfortable arguing with those who describe nauseating idiopathic horrors committed by a handful of elitist pigs as things "WE" did!~not "we" and not "me"!!
    Maybe "we" LET a few morons do unspeakable damage to our world by way of allowing it to get to this point where vile crap like this is able to happen,but not a dime or oz. of effort has been contributed by ME towards helping their goals or agendas since I had a rude "awakening" in 1982 when I realized "citizenship" wasn't a "privilege" or "right"-but a means of implementing slavery and imprisonment!"Freedom" and "civil rights" are an illusion since "bad things" befall those who don't…

  • eatliesndie eatliesndie

    Shocking……Shocking…….gob-smacked……absolutely shocking…
    I guess things will only get better now there's a right wing conservative government. (sarcasm)

  • Holland Holland

    When coming to the point of killing your own children there's no shred of conscience left. Absolutely shocking!!!!!!

  • kintaman kintaman

    How is this even remotely "shocking". This is par for the course since 3.11 started. This is an act of war on the people of Japan by their own leaders, full stop!

  • Bananastan Bananastan

    Remember the letters from Fukushima mothers on ENENews last week?

    They said:

    ** Fukushima children are "being made eat radiation-polluted foods."

    ** "milk in which 18 Bq of cesium was found are being used."

    ** When parents requested that the school "improve" the school lunch, the school said no!

    ** Another mother asked the school to stop giving her child milk, but they did it anyway. She finally had to lie and say her child had milk allergies to get the school to stop.


    So now it's trickled down to where the general population (the school employees) are complicit in knowingly giving kids contaminated food.

    That is some serious peer pressure or brainwashing or ???

  • richard richard

    hi Bananastan, love the name, it reminds me that I live in Australiastan, the way we are being inundated.

  • asuperdry asuperdry

    Its too late, it is only a matter of time now.

  • irhologram

    So what we are trying to figure out here is WHEN to apologize? Richard and aftershock for just ASKING for the data that would reflect our well being or eventual (however soon) demise….. Be accurate… And we are DEBATING accuracy! ??!! Or our right to ask for it??? And whether we're on a "need to know" footing???? I'm asking you to come UP to this and stop apologizing! In who's hands is the world? Oh, you say, THEY'RE's? You will just apologize?

  • irhologram

    Sorry. Typo. THEIR'S. SO. Why is the 99% able to rest easy tonight because the world isn't THEIRS?

  • irhologram

    And. Pops. I think I just posted to the wrong story. Anyone else having trouble with the pages "jumping"? But it's the same all over, and the comments are probably just as appropriate.

  • irhologram

    And then the iPad. That's the other thing. It corrected oooops into pops, which reinforced….. My daddy is struggling tonight. Any good thoughts will go a long way.