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Every bluefin tuna tested in the waters off California has shown to be contaminated with radiation that originated in Fukushima. Every single one. In May of 2012, the Wall Street Journal reported on a Stanford University study. Daniel Madigan, a marine ecologist who led the study, was quoted as saying, “The tuna packaged it up (the radiation) and brought it across the world’s largest ocean. We were definitely surprised to see it at all and even more surprised to see it in every one we measured.”
Fukushima farmers seek aid for radiation zone cattle: Rice farmer Matsumura defied evacuation orders to stay in Tomioka, once a town of 16,000. He is tending 40 cattle, while Yoshizawa says he has 360 on his “Hope Farm.” Altogether, the two say they are trying to look after 600 head of cattle. “Discarded towns, discarded evacuees. The cattle and people are still living. We cannot remain silent,” Yoshizawa said.
Tepco admits culpability in Fukushima farmer’s suicide. Seeking justice: Kazuya Tarukawa, whose father hanged himself after authorities banned shipments of farm produce from Fukushima because of fears it was contaminated by radiation in 2011, faces reporters Thursday in Tokyo. “I want them to come to my house under the name of the company and bow to my father’s altar. My fight is not over yet.”