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All bags of rice harvested in Fukushima in 2014 met the national standards for radiation

All bags of rice harvested in Fukushima Prefecture in 2014 submitted for testing met the national standards fo
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Foreign ministry will help local government to export food suffering from radiation rumors

The Foreign Ministry will help local governments tear down overseas barriers on food imports maintained becaus
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First rice cultivated in Namie after 3.11

The first rice crops cultivated on an experimental basis at Namie town, near the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant
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Export of Fukushima rice resumed to Singapore

Exports of Fukushima-grown rice have resumed after being suspended by the nuclear crisis in March 2011 amid so
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Minami-soma expressed anger over the radiation contamination caused by depris clearance work

Residents of Minami-Soma in Fukushima Prefecture expressed anger with the government and TEPCO for keeping the
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TEPCO’s cleanup work at Fukushima No.1 may have led to the contamination of rice field

TEPCO’s debris cleanup work last year at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant may have led to the contami
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Manga deal with sensitive nuclear issues in Japan

Farmers in Fukushima try to convince skeptical visitors that their crops are safe from radiation. Blood trickl
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Dairy farmer brought his cow at Agricultural ministry to protest again the go’v policy

A cattle farmer from near the Fukushima No.1 nuclear power plant brought one of his cows to central Tokyo&#821
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Gov’t may relax the requirements to convert agricultural land near Fukushima No.1

The government is looking to relax the requirements to convert agricultural land in areas near the Fukushima N
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1,692 abandoned cows culled all in 20 km restricted zone

The Fukushima Prefectural Government has finished culling 1,692 abandoned cows in the 20-km radius hot zone ar
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[Three years after 3.11] Long-neglected contaminated agricultural reservoirs will be also decontaminated

The central government plans to start decontaminating hundreds of long-neglected reservoirs for agricultural u
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Very high levels of cesium detected in the mud of reservoirs

Very high levels of accumulated radioactive cesium have been detected in the mud of hundreds of reservoirs use
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Fukushima spending 1.7 billion yen for removing rumors about radiation

Fukushima Prefecture is spending about 1.7 billion yen ($16.6 million) this fiscal year to fight rumors about
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Manager of training farm in Itate village in deep sadness

<A story of Mr. Ito who is a manager of training farm in Iitate called “Iitate farm”> A 70-y
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Reducing fear of consumers by radiation scanning of rice bags

With some consumers continuing to feel uneasy about buying Fukushima Prefecture products out of fear of radiat
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20% of adults still avoid buying food from nuclear disaster affected area

About 20 percent of adults avoid buying farm produce grown in places they think are likely to be contaminated
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Filipina wife files lawsuit against TEPCO over the suicide death of her husband

The family of a dairy farmer who killed himself after the Fukushiima Daiichi nuclear power plant disaster plan
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