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Japan:Fukushima cedar pollen to be tested(radiation exposure & allergy together)
Japan Times ^ | 10/22/11

Posted on 10/22/2011 9:03:11 AM PDT by TigerLikesRooster

Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011

Fukushima cedar pollen to be tested


The Forestry Agency will test cedar pollen in Fukushima Prefecture for radiation from the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant, agency officials said Friday.

If high radiation is detected, the test data might be incorporated into cedar pollen forecasts the Environment Ministry will announce later this year before the pollen starts raising allergy problems in early spring.

The agency has requested funds to pay for the tests from the third supplementary budget for fiscal 2011 so they can be conducted as early as next month.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Japan; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: allergy; fukushima; pollen; radiation
So allergy medicine in Japan should include Iodine pill. If your allergy act up, you are probably irradiated, too.
1 posted on 10/22/2011 9:03:21 AM PDT by TigerLikesRooster
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2 posted on 10/22/2011 9:04:08 AM PDT by TigerLikesRooster (The way to crush the bourgeois is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation)
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3 posted on 10/22/2011 10:29:19 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are here! What will you do?)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

We doomed!

4 posted on 10/22/2011 1:14:04 PM PDT by bgill (There, happy now?)
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