Skip to comments.Popular Fast-Food Chain to Grow Food 60 Miles From Fukushima Plant
Posted on 10/06/2013 9:41:41 PM PDT by nickcarraway
A Japanese fast-food chain has announced plans to grow rice and vegetables on a farm 60 miles from the crippled Fukushima power plant, site of the world's worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl in 1986.
Yoshinoya Holdings, which sells "gyudon'', or stewed beef over rice, has formed a joint-venture with local farmers to grow onions, cabbage and rice for use in outlets across the country.
About 160,000 people nearest the plant were ordered to move out and the government established a 12 mile compulsory evacuation zone after an earthquake and tsunami in March 2011 caused reactor meltdowns and contaminated water, vegetables and air.
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Note that land in Japan is scarce. Japan has long since rebuilt Hiroshima, for example, accepting the health consequences with respect to accomodating a growing population.
How many decades since Japan had a growing population? I think it is rapidly declining now.
It’s my understanding that using plants can treat irradiated land works quite well, but they cannot be consumed.
I never did and never will eat in any of these “ chain “ restaurants either here in Japan or anywhere else for that matter .
There is a f’n Greenpeace watermelons over this?
Next thing you know.... Godzilla
Will they ever learn?
Let me guess... We can NOT or will NOT know from where this good comes from. I guess it depends on their and our Governments so I’d guess that we will never know until it is too late...
Growing Population? More like a Glowing Population after eating the Fukishima Food...lol
Giant onions and Killer Tomatoes!
Well as long as it’s not Monsanto ! (Sarc)
They business is lapidly glowing.
We are being lied to by all government agencies . . .
It seems to be this is a much greater threat to us than Syria. Why are we ignoring it?
The people in power are addicted to "money" . . . Our broken "two party" political system is totally addicted to big money as well.
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