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Food, water now radioactive in Japan; sales halted while governments play the radiation doublespeak game

Saturday, March 19, 2011
by Mike Adams, the Health Ranger
Editor of NaturalNews.com (See all articles...)
Tags: radioactive food, Japan, health news

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(NaturalNews) As the situation in Fukushima continues to deteriorate, radiation levels keep rising. Now the food and water near (and inside) Tokyo is becoming irradiated. Reuters reports that the water in Tokyo is now contaminated with radioactive iodine (http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/03/19/us...).

AP is also reporting that both spinach and milk from Fukushima is radioactive, and a few officials are slowly admitting that the level of radioactivity is "beyond safe levels" for human consumption.

The IAEA is also confirming now that Japan has halted the sale of food products from the Fukushima area (http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/03/19/ja...), although official seem to be saying that the food will be safe to eat if you just "wait a little while" for the radiation levels to fall. Sounds scrumptious.

The radiation game

What we're seeing now with the food reports, the radioactive water and even news from the Fukushima nuclear plant itself is a desperate attempt to downplay the dangers from radiation.

The Japanese government, for starters, has maintained a complete blackout on reporting accurate radiation levels from Fukushima. Those levels are obviously too high for the public to see, and that alone should be worrisome. (http://www.naturalnews.com/031758_Fukushima_...)

As radiation recently started falling on California, U.S. authorities practically stampeded over each other to see who could say "No danger!" the quickest.

It's a line straight out of the Mad Max films: "What's a little fallout, eh?"

Now in Japan, they've been playing the radiation game with their descriptions of danger there, too. At first, when the early radiation became detectable, it was described as the same amount as "a chest X-ray." Don't worry! It's just like going to the doctor's office.

Now, in a charming quote published this morning, chief cabinet secretary Yukio Edano is upping the ante from chest X-rays to CT scans, saying:

"Even though you continue to consume these [foods] for a year, a total radiation level that will be taken inside the body will be comparable to one run of CT scan."

What he's not saying, of course, is that a CT scan can deliver from 100 - 600 times the radiation of a chest X-ray. And CT scans actually cause 29,000 cancers a year (http://www.naturalnews.com/028621_CT_scans_c...).

To now say that Japan's radioactive food is "as safe as a CT scan" isn't exactly comforting.

I can't wait to see what they're going to compare the radiation to next. "Don't worry, eating this food is as safe as getting twenty mammograms!"

Or better yet, when the radiation levels get really high, they might say, "It's as safe as a radiation treatment for cancer!" You know, the kind that makes your hair fall out and leaves burn marks across your skull.

The radiation all adds up

The truth is, anybody comparing the radiation in Japan to the "safety" of medical radiation is being intentionally deceptive. Even medical imaging procedures are extremely dangerous to your health (http://www.naturalnews.com/027648_CT_scans_r...).

And thanks to modern (western) medicine, most people are already over-irradiated even before they're exposed to radioactive food, water or dust particles in the air. You see, radiation is cumulative. You get some from the mammograms, some more from the CT scan, a little more from the TSA naked body scanners, a little more from background radiation, and so on... and pretty soon you've got DNA mutations from the total cumulative load.

They don't tell you that. It makes no difference if "the food is as safe as a CT scan" because now we're talking about the food radiation exposure on top of all your other medical imaging exposures.

And that's on top of all the EMF exposure and other electropollution in our modern world, which has been proven to cause type-3 diabetes, by the way (http://www.naturalnews.com/028967_electropol...). Yes, type-3. That's not a typo. It's the new designation for diabetes caused by electromagnetic pollution. Type-1 is autoimmune, type-2 is mostly related to diet and exercise, and type-3 is caused by electropollution.

The complete lack of intellectual honesty from governments on all this is just astonishing. Governments never seem to take the health and safety of their own citizens seriously. Heck, Obama doesn't even want Americans to prepare! (http://www.naturalnews.com/031735_Obama_radi...)

And Japan's government is blatantly lying to the people there, endangering the lives of tens of millions (http://www.naturalnews.com/031747_nuclear_fa...).

For all we know, a huge radiation explosion might have already occurred in Fukushima and we're just not being told about it. When the Geiger counters start going red hot in California, the government will say something like, "Oh, that's just a solar flare, no need to worry."

One thing that has become apparent in all this is that both the Japanese and American governments really don't think radiation exposure is a problem for you. So why would they warn you about it anyway? Only a massive, Chernobyl-scale event that's impossible to cover-up will be admitted by either of these governments, it seems. And that's why so many people are turning to alternative media sources to stay informed on this issue.

It's the only place where you can get honest analysis of the available information. And by the way, we also urge people to take basic precautions and be prepared with your spare food, water, emergency medicine, radio, flashlight, duct tape, camping knife and whatever else you might need in an emergency evacuation situation.

It's an age-old bit of wisdom that still rings true today, even if Presidents have abandoned the idea: It's better to be safe than sorry.

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About the author:Mike Adams (aka the "Health Ranger") is the founding editor of NaturalNews.com, the internet's No. 1 natural health news website, now reaching 7 million unique readers a month.

In late 2013, Adams launched the Natural News Forensic Food Lab, where he conducts atomic spectroscopy research into food contaminants using high-end ICP-MS instrumentation. With this research, Adams has made numerous food safety breakthroughs such as revealing rice protein products imported from Asia to be contaminated with toxic heavy metals like lead, cadmium and tungsten. Adams was the first food science researcher to document high levels of tungsten in superfoods. He also discovered over 11 ppm lead in imported mangosteen powder, and led an industry-wide voluntary agreement to limit heavy metals in rice protein products to low levels by July 1, 2015.

In addition to his lab work, Adams is also the (non-paid) executive director of the non-profit Consumer Wellness Center (CWC), an organization that redirects 100% of its donations receipts to grant programs that teach children and women how to grow their own food or vastly improve their nutrition. Click here to see some of the CWC success stories.

With a background in science and software technology, Adams is the original founder of the email newsletter technology company known as Arial Software. Using his technical experience combined with his love for natural health, Adams developed and deployed the content management system currently driving NaturalNews.com. He also engineered the high-level statistical algorithms that power SCIENCE.naturalnews.com, a massive research resource now featuring over 10 million scientific studies.

Adams is well known for his incredibly popular consumer activism video blowing the lid on fake blueberries used throughout the food supply. He has also exposed "strange fibers" found in Chicken McNuggets, fake academic credentials of so-called health "gurus," dangerous "detox" products imported as battery acid and sold for oral consumption, fake acai berry scams, the California raw milk raids, the vaccine research fraud revealed by industry whistleblowers and many other topics.

Adams has also helped defend the rights of home gardeners and protect the medical freedom rights of parents. Adams is widely recognized to have made a remarkable global impact on issues like GMOs, vaccines, nutrition therapies, human consciousness.

In addition to his activism, Adams is an accomplished musician who has released ten popular songs covering a variety of activism topics.

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