Fukushima Radiation Is Constantly Increasing, And Is Steadily Building Up In Our Food Chain

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Cesium-134, the fingerprint of seaborne radiation from the nuclear disaster at Fukushima in Japan, has been detected on the West Coast of the United States for the first time, as well as in Canadian salmon. Seaborne radiation from Japan’s Fukushima nuclear disaster has been detected in seawater samples taken from Tillamook Bay and Gold Beach […]

GMO Salmon And Potatoes Recently Approved Novel Foods In Canada

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Canadian authorities have recently approved two genetically engineered products for both human consumption and animal feed use: on May 19, the AquAdvantage salmon developed by AquaBounty Technologies, and on March 18, several Innate potato varieties developed by Simplot. Salmon The AquAdvantage salmon is the first genetically engineered animal approved for use in Canada. On May […]

Fish-Flavored Cat Food Could Contribute To Feline Hyperthyroidism

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Over the past three decades, the number of cats diagnosed with hyperthyroidism has increased. According to research reports, many factors such as exposure to flame retardants could be responsible, and now a new study in ACS’ journal Environmental Science & Technology points in another direction. It suggests that fish-flavored cat food could be among the culprits. Hyperthyroidism […]

Japan Reduces Radiation Testing On Food Items

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If nobody tests for radiation in food stuffs, does it mean it doesn’t contain radiation. The Japanese Ministry of Health and Labor announced testing for radioactive cesium in food will be scaled down. They have been testing only 132 food items to begin with. Ministry of Health and Labor announced that the radioactivity testing for […]

Imported Seafood Is Full Of Chemicals, Drugs and Feces

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When you think of tainted seafood, you may think of the Gulf oil spill. But 80 percent of the fish and shrimp Americans eat actually comes from overseas. Most imported seafood, including shrimp, is from large fish farms in Asia, including China, Thailand, Indonesia and Vietnam. There are also seafood or fish farms in Canada, […]

Fukushima Fish Tests 2,500 Times Over Legal Radiation Limit

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Two years after the disaster at the Fukushima Daichi nuclear plant in Japan — called the “worst accidental release of radiation to the ocean in history” — a fish with staggering levels of radiation has reportedly been found in the vicinity of the plant. A fish caught as part of an ongoing Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) seafood monitoring […]