Jun 22

Flashback:

- In China, What You Eat Tells Who You Are … And Organic Food Is Only For The Power Elite

- I ate Hu Jintao’s dinner; China’s president, and the rest of the politburo eat only organic food


- From Milk to Peas, a Chinese Food-Safety Mess (New York Times/IHT, June 21, 2012):

HONG KONG — There’s mercury in the baby formula. Cabbages are sprayed with formaldehyde. Gelatin capsules for pills, tens of millions of them, are laced with chromium. Used cooking oil is scooped out of gutters for recycling, right along with the sewage.

Accounts of dubious or unsafe food in China are as mesmerizing as they are disturbing — “artificial green peas,” grilled kebabs made from cat meat, contaminated chives, chlorine showing up in soft drinks.

There have been stories of imitation soy sauce made from hair clippings, ink and paraffin being used to dress up cheap noodles, and pork buns so loaded with bacteria that they glow in the dark.

A new investigation by the Chinese magazine Caixin has found that these publicized food safety scandals represent only a fraction of unsafe food production practices. Hundreds of chemical food additives are pumped into products that Chinese people consume every day.”

The official Chinese news agency Xinhua reported Wednesday that Chinese authorities have discovered 15,000 cases of substandard food so far this year while shutting down 5,700 unlicensed food businesses.

Things are so bad that a new iPhone app was recently launched to track food scandals nationwide. The app, which sends out daily updates on the latest outrages, was reportedly downloaded more than 200,000 times in the first week.

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May 31

- Fukushima, Washington Hides ‘Black Swan’ of Economic Collapse (Beacon Equity Research, May 25, 2012):

As the sovereign debt crisis in Europe dominates media coverage of both financial and main street news, Washington’s deliberate cover up of a far more serious threat to the global economy stemming from the continuing crisis at Japan’s Fukushima nuclear power plant (beginning on Mar. 11, 2011) is now seeping out more rapidly from sources outside the captured and complicit mainstream news outlets.“You can’t stop the truth from leaking out about Fukushima, and [President] Obama actually came out with a statement at the start of this disaster and said that their nuclear experts did not feel that harmful levels of radiation would reach our shores,” Nuked Radio host Christina Consolo told TruNews.

Due to increasing reports of nuclear contamination found in pollen across the U.S. West Coast, babies with elevated becquerel levels of nearly 10 times normal (presumably from mother’s milk), and a statistically unusual number of children with flu-like symptoms who won’t respond to conventional medical protocol, the truth about Fukushima could easily break out into a national panic significant enough to trigger an economic collapse of the U.S. economy and dollar, according to Consolo.

That’s “what we found from Freedom of Information Act requests . . . transmissions between the U.S. government, the Chinese, the Russians and the Japanese from the beginning of the disaster until now, and that includes NRC (National Regulatory Commission) transcripts of phone calls,” Consolo explained.

“They were well aware of high the levels were, and that they were coming over here,” she added.  “In fact, infants in California were exposed to 40,000 becquerels (symbol Bq: the human body has 4,400 Bq, on average, from decaying potassium) of iodine 131—that causes thyroid cancer—from Mar. 17 to the beginning of April.”

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May 21

- California Food Police Gone Wild: LA County Health Enforcers Conduct Door-To-Door Raw Milk Confiscation Operations (Natural News, May 17, 2012):

In a bombshell revelation of the depth of the food police state that now exists in LA County, California, NaturalNews has learned that the LA County health department has unleashed door-to-door raw milk confiscation teams to threaten and intimidate raw dairy customers into surrendering raw milk products they legally purchased and own.

According to Mark McAfee (see quotes below), both LA County and San Diego county have attempted to acquire customer names and addresses from Organic Pastures (www.OrganicPastures.com) for the sole purpose of sending “food confiscation teams” to customers’ homes to remove the raw milk from customers’ refrigerators. Using both phone calls and home visits, these teams intimidate customers and try to force them to give up their milk.

These revelations have surfaced in a recorded NaturalNews interview with Mark McAfee, the founder of Organic Pastures and a food rights advocate. Here’s what he told us:

LA County health enforcers go door to door, demanding your fresh milk

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Apr 28

- Mad Cow Disease May Infect Through Milk Despite USDA Claims (Natural Society, April 27, 2012):

Following the latest confirmed case of mad cow disease in California, the USDA and the dairy industry alike are struggling to assure consumers that drinking affected milk poses no serious risk to your health. Despite these warnings, some scientists have found research that points to the contrary. In fact, two large studies found that prions — pathogenic agents associated with mad cow disease and other life-threatening conditions — can actually transfer from animal to animal via milk consumption.

One such study, performed by a conglomerate of French, Norwegian, and British researchers, actually observed the presence of prions in sheep milk – the very prions that the USDA says cannot inhabit US dairy. Shockingly, this peer-reviewed study was published back in 2008 in the journal PLoS Pathogens. Why has the USDA not spoken of this study, or even the second study that reached similar conclusions? In case you’re unsure, let’s examine an excerpt from the study authors:

This finding indicates that milk from small ruminants could contribute to the transmission of prion disease between animals. It also raises some concern with regard to the risk to humans associated with milk products from ovine and other dairy species.

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Apr 09


YouTube

- Revealing documentary exposes disturbing truths about processed milk (Natural News, April 9, 2012):

The processed milk industry spends millions of dollars a year marketing the myth that pasteurized, homogenized milk and milk products are health-promoting, and that the calcium in these products helps build strong bones. But the documentary Got the Facts on Milk? — The Milk Documentary exposes these and other claims as fraudulent, highlighting how processed milk consumption can actually lead to bone depletion and chronic disease.

From the popular Got Milk? spots on television and in magazines, to milk cartoon ads aimed at children, the processed dairy industry has to continue bombarding the next generation with pro-milk propaganda if it hopes to survive. After all, rapidly-increasing lactose intolerance, chronic allergies, and other conditions on the rise as a result of processed milk consumption have already spurred many people to switch from processed milk to non-dairy alternatives or even to raw milk.

But the truth of the matter is that conventional milk is unhealthy. Because it has been heated to very high temperatures through pasteurization, and denatured through the process of homogenization, the end product is largely devoid of the life-giving nutrients that are present in raw milk. And those nutrients that do remain, including calcium, are actually acidifying, and result in leeching of vital nutrients from bones and other areas of the body.

You can watch the trailer for Got the Facts on Milk? — The Milk Documentary by visiting:
http://programs.webseed.com/Got_the_Facts_on_Milk__NN.htm

Another major issue with conventional milk is the addition of antibiotics and hormones, including the highly-toxic recombinant bovine growth hormone (rBGH), a genetically-modified (GM) hormone originally developed by Monsanto. Though some dairy products specifically claim that they do not contain rBGH, no mandatory labeling requirement has ever been established by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for this additive, which is linked to causing severe animal illness and cancer in humans (http://www.organicconsumers.org/articles/article_3717.cfm).

Processed, conventional milk destroys health while organic, grass-fed, raw milk promotes it

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Apr 08

- #Radioactive Japan: Commercial-Use Skim Milk Powder Found with 23 Bq/kg of Radioactive Cesium (EX-SKF, April 7, 2012):

The data, photos and the graph are from Security Tokyo, with express permission to reprint.

Item: skim milk power in 1kg bag, commercial use
Manufacturer: Zenrakuren (all-Japan federation of dairy industry)
Manufactured in: Kita Fukuoka Factory in Iwate Prefecture

Iodine-131: ND
Cesium-134: 10 Bq/kg
Cesium-137: 13 Bq/kg
Total cesium: 23 Bq/kg
17,500 seconds precise measurement
Measurement error ±0.3Bq/kg (Cs-137)
Measurement using germanium semiconductor detector with proper calibration

Radioactive cesium has been constantly detected since the nuclear accident last year, albeit in small amounts (usually less than 20 becquerels/kg), from milk and milk products produced in Tohoku and northern Kanto. The cause may be the feed that milk cows eat. Until April 1, 2012, the safety limit for animal feed was 400 becquerels/kg (lower than for humans, which was 500 becquerels/kg). With the new safety limit of 100 becquerels/kg of cesium for humans, the safety limit for animal feed has also been revised down to 100 becquerels/kg.

Skim milk powder is used commercially for baked goods (bread, cookies, etc). It is also used for health supplements.

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Mar 30

- Ventura County on raw milk rampage: After destroying Rawesome, other raw milk operations now targeted (Natural News, Mar 29, 2012):

Perhaps the best investigative reporter covering the raw milk industry today is David Gumpert, writing for www.TheCompletePatient.com – a site covering food safety, raw milk raids, regulation and much more. All NaturalNews readers would do well to put his site on your reading list. Late last night he posted a showstopper article containing two extraordinary revelations about raw milk:

• In Wisconsin, the primary dairy insurance provider has ditched raw milk dairies, sending them a letter that essentially declares they will have no insurance coverage if they sell raw milk.

• After destroying Rawesome Foods (which is being physically deconstructed right now), the Ventura County Health Department is now targeting other raw milk distribution centers in California. As Gumpert writes:

[The county] has threatened to interfere with a private food club in that area just north of Los Angeles that distributes Organic Pastures milk. The health department officials first said to a food club volunteer manager that there was concern about whether the milk was going to be stored. When that turned out to be a non-issue, since the milk is nearly immediately distributed to members, the “concern” suddenly shifted to whether the club needs to be registered as a retailer.

Read the full account at:
http://www.thecompletepatient.com/article/2012/march/28/wi-dairy-owne…

An agenda to destroy real food in Ventura county

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Mar 22

- Cesium measured from every milk used for school lunch (Fukushima Diary, Mar 22, 2012):

Kunitachi Tokyo published their measurement data of school lunch.

They outsourced the measuring of milk products and a few kinds of the vegetables to Isotope research institute.

As the result, cesium 134, 137 have been measured from milk products every time they analyzed since 11/4/2011. Continue reading »

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Mar 05

- Rawesome Foods’ James Stewart arrested in $1 million warrant (UPDATE 2) (Natural News, Mar 3, 2012):

Rawesome Foods defendants James Steward and Sharon Palmer were ambushed in California court yesterday when they appeared for a preliminary hearing about the multiple felony charges that have been ludicrously placed against them for engaging in farm-fresh food production and distribution. In court, they were ambushed with a $1 million arrest warrant (James) and a $2 million arrest warrant (Sharon), then handcuffed and marched away by agents of the corrupt state.

This appears to all be part of California’s open war on family farming and real food. Observers present at the hearing described the ambush as something “done out of pure unadulterated intimidation” by a rogue government that has abandoned all law. Continue reading »

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Feb 17

“Well, the feds have succeeded in running an Amish raw dairy farmer completely out of business. That’s the whole point, of course: To destroy America’s economy, destroy real food, punish individual innovation and turn the entire nation into a mass of government dependants who have no jobs, no private property, no farms, no food and no future. ”
- Mike Adams, Natural News

See also:

- Judge Stops Amish Farmer’s Sale of Raw Milk After A TWO-YEAR UNDERCOVER INVESTIGATION

Just look at the ‘terrible health effects’ of RAW MILK:

- Calf Fed On Raw Milk Versus Calf Fed On Pasteurized Milk (Must-See Pics)


- Feds succeed in destroying entire business of Amish raw milk farmer (Natural News, Feb. 17, 2012):

It is with much sadness that we report the two-year war waged by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) against Pennsylvania Amish farmer Dan Allgyer has been a success. The Washington Times and others are now reporting that, following a ruling last month by Judge Lawrence F. Stengel that Allgyer could no longer ship raw milk across state lines, he is officially shutting down his entire Rainbow Acres Farm.

Provoking Allgyer to shut down his farm appears to have been the goal of the FDA all along, which back on February 4, 2010, conducted a gestapo-style raid on Allgyer’s Kinzers, Penn., property to search for evidence that he was shipping raw milk across state lines. After illegally trespassing on the man’s property, the agents proceeded to harass Allgyer about his supposed involvement in interstate commerce (http://foodfreedom.wordpress.com).

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Feb 15

Just look at the ‘terrible health effects’ of RAW MILK:

- Calf Fed On Raw Milk Versus Calf Fed On Pasteurized Milk (Must-See Pics)

Pasteurization destroys all enzymes that were supposed to help you to digest the milk and to promote your health.

Getting tired after drinking pasteurized milk? Try raw organic milk if you find any!


- Judge stops farmer’s sale of raw milk to Maryland (Lancaster Online, Feb. 11, 2012):

A federal District Court judge has ordered a Kinzers farmer to stop selling raw milk to customers in Maryland.

Judge Lawrence Stengel issued a permanent injunction Feb. 2 barring Amish dairyman Daniel Allgyer from sending the unpasteurized beverage across state lines to Grassfed on The Hill, a Washington, D.C.-area buying club.

The action capped a two-year undercover investigation of Allgyer and the club by the federal Food and Drug Administration.

In his opinion, Stengel discounted an arrangement by which a private group, Right to Choose Healthy Food’s Rawesome Club, was leasing Allgyer’s cows and distributing milk to Grassfed on The Hill members.

Buyers each paid a $25 fee to join the Rawesome Club, according to court papers.

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Feb 09

- UCB Milk Sampling Results (Department of Nuclear Engineering UCB ):

Pasteurized, Homogenized Milk

Best By Date Sample Volume I131 I132 Cs134 Cs137 Te132 Data
Liters Bq/L (liters**) Bq/L (liters**) Bq/L (liters**) Bq/L (liters**) Bq/L (liters**)
03/25/2011 20:31 0.946 less than MDA
[MDA=0.93]
less than MDA
[MDA=27.73]
less than MDA
[MDA=0.15]
less than MDA
[MDA=0.34]
less than MDA
[MDA=12.65]
data
04/04/2011 12:00 1 0.54±0.10
[MDA=0.35]
(5.0e+03)
less than MDA
[MDA=1.99]
less than MDA
[MDA=0.32]
less than MDA
[MDA=0.29]
1.46±0.29
[MDA=1.16]
(1.7e+04)
data
04/08/2011 06:14 3.45 0.24±0.05
[MDA=0.20]
(1.1e+04)
less than MDA
[MDA=2.43]
less than MDA
[MDA=0.08]
less than MDA
[MDA=0.20]
less than MDA
[MDA=0.66]
data
04/11/2011 00:00 3.45 0.56±0.07
[MDA=0.28]
(4.8e+03)
less than MDA
[MDA=0.94]
less than MDA
[MDA=0.24]
less than MDA
[MDA=0.29]
less than MDA
[MDA=0.57]
data
04/14/2011 00:00 3.45 0.61±0.06
[MDA=0.18]
(4.5e+03)
less than MDA
[MDA=0.50]
0.07±0.02
[MDA=0.07]
(3.3e+04)
0.09±0.02
[MDA=0.08]
(2.9e+04)
less than MDA
[MDA=0.25]
data
04/16/2011 10:53 3.45 0.48±0.05
[MDA=0.17]
(5.6e+03)
less than MDA
[MDA=0.51]
less than MDA
[MDA=0.08]
0.15±0.03
[MDA=0.12]
(1.8e+04)
less than MDA
[MDA=0.27]
data
04/18/2011 07:18 3.45 0.82±0.08
[MDA=0.11]
(3.3e+03)
less than MDA
[MDA=0.31]
0.14±0.02
[MDA=0.10]
(1.8e+04)
0.19±0.03
[MDA=0.12]
(1.4e+04)
less than MDA
[MDA=0.11]
data
04/21/2011 12:51 3.45 1.14±0.11
[MDA=0.12]
(2.4e+03)
less than MDA
[MDA=0.29]
0.39±0.04
[MDA=0.08]
(6.2e+03)
0.43±0.04
[MDA=0.10]
(6.3e+03)
less than MDA
[MDA=0.19]
data
04/28/2011 09:21 3.45 0.51±0.05
[MDA=0.17]
(5.3e+03)
less than MDA
[MDA=0.50]
0.43±0.04
[MDA=0.10]
(5.7e+03)
0.44±0.04
[MDA=0.10]
(6.1e+03)
less than MDA
[MDA=0.32]
data
05/02/2011 06:22 3.45 0.52±0.05
[MDA=0.10]
(5.2e+03)
less than MDA
[MDA=0.39]
0.39±0.04
[MDA=0.09]
(6.3e+03)
0.55±0.05
[MDA=0.10]
(4.9e+03)
less than MDA
[MDA=0.10]
data
05/02/2011 06:40 3.45 0.49±0.06
[MDA=0.27]
(5.5e+03)
less than MDA
[MDA=4.68]
0.41±0.04
[MDA=0.05]
(5.9e+03)
0.52±0.05
[MDA=0.06]
(5.1e+03)
less than MDA
[MDA=2.63]
data
05/09/2011 12:00 3.45 less than MDA
[MDA=0.18]
less than MDA
[MDA=2.58]
0.29±0.03
[MDA=0.05]
(8.4e+03)
0.34±0.03
[MDA=0.06]
(7.9e+03)
less than MDA
[MDA=1.02]
data
05/16/2011 09:32 3.45 less than MDA
[MDA=0.23]
less than MDA
[MDA=1.45]
0.19±0.02
[MDA=0.07]
(1.3e+04)
0.29±0.03
[MDA=0.08]
(9.4e+03)
less than MDA
[MDA=0.64]
data
05/19/2011 08:20 3.45 less than MDA
[MDA=0.15]
less than MDA
[MDA=2.34]
0.16±0.02
[MDA=0.08]
(1.5e+04)
0.23±0.02
[MDA=0.07]
(1.2e+04)
less than MDA
[MDA=0.85]
data
05/23/2011 07:26 3.45 less than MDA
[MDA=0.13]
less than MDA
[MDA=1.13]
0.15±0.02
[MDA=0.08]
(1.6e+04)
0.24±0.02
[MDA=0.07]
(1.1e+04)
less than MDA
[MDA=0.74]
data
05/26/2011 11:03 3.45 less than MDA
[MDA=0.21]
less than MDA
[MDA=4.63]
0.15±0.03
[MDA=0.11]
(1.6e+04)
0.24±0.02
[MDA=0.10]
(1.1e+04)
less than MDA
[MDA=1.12]
data
05/30/2011 07:26 3.45 less than MDA
[MDA=0.26]
less than MDA
[MDA=2.69]
less than MDA
[MDA=0.07]
0.20±0.03
[MDA=0.13]
(1.3e+04)
less than MDA
[MDA=0.64]
data
06/06/2011 05:55 1.24 less than MDA
[MDA=0.11]
less than MDA
[MDA=1.29]
0.08±0.01
[MDA=0.05]
(3.2e+04)
0.12±0.02
[MDA=0.07]
(2.2e+04)
less than MDA
[MDA=0.23]
data
06/09/2011 08:24 1.24 less than MDA
[MDA=0.13]
less than MDA
[MDA=0.74]
less than MDA
[MDA=0.05]
0.14±0.03
[MDA=0.13]
(1.9e+04)
less than MDA
[MDA=0.33]
data
06/20/2011 06:52 1.24 less than MDA
[MDA=0.09]
less than MDA
[MDA=0.93]
0.15±0.02
[MDA=0.09]
(1.6e+04)
0.09±0.02
[MDA=0.06]
(3.0e+04)
less than MDA
[MDA=0.32]
data
06/27/2011 05:53 1.24 less than MDA
[MDA=0.10]
less than MDA
[MDA=0.58]
0.06±0.01
[MDA=0.05]
(3.9e+04)
0.12±0.02
[MDA=0.08]
(2.3e+04)
less than MDA
[MDA=0.28]
data
07/07/2011 11:43 1.24 less than MDA
[MDA=0.11]
less than MDA
[MDA=1.79]
0.11±0.02
[MDA=0.07]
(2.3e+04)
0.13±0.02
[MDA=0.08]
(2.2e+04)
less than MDA
[MDA=0.45]
data
07/16/2011 12:55 1.24 less than MDA
[MDA=0.18]
less than MDA
[MDA=3.09]
less than MDA
[MDA=0.08]
less than MDA
[MDA=0.07]
less than MDA
[MDA=1.15]
data
07/21/2011 13:25 1.24 less than MDA
[MDA=0.21]
less than MDA
[MDA=0.97]
less than MDA
[MDA=0.11]
less than MDA
[MDA=0.13]
less than MDA
[MDA=0.61]
data
07/28/2011 05:37 1.24 less than MDA
[MDA=0.12]
less than MDA
[MDA=0.63]
0.14±0.02
[MDA=0.09]
(1.8e+04)
less than MDA
[MDA=0.10]
less than MDA
[MDA=0.44]
data
08/04/2011 08:30 1.24 less than MDA
[MDA=0.11]
less than MDA
[MDA=0.61]
0.11±0.02
[MDA=0.07]
(2.1e+04)
less than MDA
[MDA=0.07]
less than MDA
[MDA=0.41]
data
08/11/2011 08:26 1.24 less than MDA
[MDA=0.11]
less than MDA
[MDA=0.59]
0.11±0.02
[MDA=0.09]
(2.2e+04)
less than MDA
[MDA=0.11]
less than MDA
[MDA=0.42]
data
08/22/2011 07:18 1.66 less than MDA
[MDA=0.14]
less than MDA
[MDA=2.61]
0.047±0.010
[MDA=0.041]
(5.2e+04)
0.052±0.013
[MDA=0.044]
(5.2e+04)
less than MDA
[MDA=1.84]
data
09/12/2011 10:43 1.81 less than MDA
[MDA=0.062]
less than MDA
[MDA=0.300]
0.055±0.010
[MDA=0.042]
(4.4e+04)
0.059±0.013
[MDA=0.046]
(4.6e+04)
less than MDA
[MDA=0.219]
data
09/29/2011 11:04 1.81 less than MDA
[MDA=0.060]
less than MDA
[MDA=0.121]
0.080±0.010
[MDA=0.039]
(3.0e+04)
0.101±0.013
[MDA=0.045]
(2.7e+04)
less than MDA
[MDA=0.107]
data
10/01/2011 09:39 1.81 less than MDA
[MDA=0.091]
less than MDA
[MDA=0.353]
0.059±0.008
[MDA=0.034]
(4.1e+04)
0.076±0.013
[MDA=0.045]
(3.6e+04)
less than MDA
[MDA=0.300]
data
10/10/2011 11:43 1.81 less than MDA
[MDA=0.153]
less than MDA
[MDA=2.19]
0.056±0.010
[MDA=0.044]
(4.4e+04)
0.088±0.015
[MDA=0.049]
(3.1e+04)
less than MDA
[MDA=2.02]
data
12/29/2011 07:54 1.81 less than MDA
[MDA=0.053]
less than MDA
[MDA=0.131]
0.068±0.011
[MDA=0.044]
(3.6e+04)
0.075±0.015
[MDA=0.052]
(3.6e+04)
less than MDA
[MDA=0.126]
data
02/16/2012 10:55 1.81 less than MDA
[MDA=0.060]
less than MDA
[MDA=0.159]
0.052±0.011
[MDA=0.045]
(4.6e+04)
0.115±0.016
[MDA=0.053]
(2.4e+04)
less than MDA
[MDA=0.228]
data

 

Cesium-134 at 0.052 Bq/L
Cesium-137 at 0.115 Bq/L

Radioactive Cesium = 0.167 bq/L  = 4.526 picocuries/L

EPA’s maximum contaminant limit is 3.0 picocuries/L.

Flashback:

Jeff McMahon, Contributor:

Yes, David, I know. Very complicated to explain. EPA lumps these gamma and beta emitters together under one collective MCL, so if you’re seeing cesium-137 in your milk or water, the MCL is 3.0 picocuries per liter; if you’re seeing iodine-131, the MCL is 3.0; if you’re seeing cesium-137 and iodine-131, the MCL is still 3.0.

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Jan 14

Prof. Hayakawa of Gunma University:

‘If you don’t educate yourself now and fast, you’ll die.’

Related info:

- Radioactive Cesium Levels Rising Southern Miyagi Raw Milk


- Fukushima Promotes Safe Fukushima Milk for School Lunches (EX-SKF, Jan. 13, 2012):

For your weekend entertainment, here’s the promotional pamphlet by the Fukushima prefectural government telling the consumers it is so safe to drink Fukushima milk in school lunches. It uses the word “safe” so many times that many suspect they have something to hide, while others are simply scared of the cow in the pamphlet.

From Fukushima Prefecture’s website:

On the second page, it brags that no radioactive materials have been detected in milk in Fukushima since April 25, 2011. In fine print, it says the detection limit is 5 becquerels/kg, but just above that line it also says “ND means the level is so low that the equipment cannot even measure”. The equipment in Fukushima Prefecture may not be able to measure, but in other prefectures they have no problem measuring radioactive cesium in milk to one decimal point.

Remember in Fukushima that some school teachers excoriate students who are reluctant to drink milk in school lunches in front of the class, telling them they are “unpatriotic”. I’ve heard similar anecdotal stories about wearing masks to school. Some teachers berate students wearing masks and order them to take the masks off. I’m sure it is just a baseless rumor. They wouldn’t do such a thing, teachers, would they? Continue reading »

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Jan 13

Flashback:

- Radioactive Fukushima Eggs: 60 Becquerels/Kg Cesium (Ukraine Safety Limit Is 6 Becquerels/Kg)


- Cesium Level in Raw Milk in Southern Miyagi Is Rising (EX-SKF, Jan. 13, 2012):

From Miyagi Prefecture’s website, the result of measurement of radioactive cesium in raw milk collected at “Sennan Cooler Station” in Shiroishi City in southern Miyagi from March 25 till December 20, 2011:

November 22, 2011: 2 becquerels/kg
November 29, 2011: 4 becquerels/kg
December 6, 2011: 21 becquerels/kg
December 13, 2011: 14 becquerels/kg
December 20, 2011: 22 becquerels/kg

The raw milk from the area is mixed with other raw milk from other areas and regions and sold.

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Dec 12

- Norway butter shortage threatens Christmas treats (AFP, Dec. 13, 2011):

OSLO — An acute butter shortage in Norway, one of the world’s richest countries, has left people worrying how to bake their Christmas goodies with store shelves emptied and prices through the roof.

The shortfall, expected to last into January, amounts to between 500 and 1,000 tonnes, said Tine, Norway’s main dairy company, while online sellers have offered 500-gramme packs for up to 350 euros ($465).

The dire shortage poses a serious challenge for Norwegians who are trying to finish their traditional Christmas baking — a task which usually requires them to make at least seven different kinds of biscuits.

The shortfall has been blamed on a rainy summer that cut into feed production and therefore dairy output, but also the ballooning popularity of a low-carbohydrate, fat-rich diet that has sent demand for butter soaring.

“Compared to 2010, demand has grown by as much as 30 percent,” Tine spokesman Lars Galtung told AFP.

Last Friday, customs officers stopped a Russian at the Norwegian-Swedish border and seized 90 kilos (198 pounds) of butter stashed in his car.

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Dec 09

- Fukushima fallout: Japanese company recalls powdered baby milk after detecting high levels of radioactive cesium (Natural News, Dec. 8, 2011):

The disastrous effects of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear catastrophe are still emerging nearly a year after the fact, as a popular Japanese baby formula company has now announced a massive recall of baby food tainted with radiation. Meiji Holdings Co., maker of Meiji Step infant powder (Meiji Step is only sold in Japan) is recalling 400,000 cans of the product because of contamination with radioactive cesium.

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Nov 16

See also:

- Calf Fed On Raw Milk Versus Calf Fed On Pasteurized Milk (Must-See Pics)


- CDC admits not a single person has died from consuming raw milk products in 11 years (Natural News, Nov: 16, 2011):

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) refuses to acknowledge that, based on all available statistics, raw milk produced on clean, small-scale farms is actually far safer than pasteurized milk from factory farms. But the agency did admit earlier this year, after being pressed and warned of a potential Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request if it failed to comply, that not a single person has died from raw milk consumption in over a decade.

This may come as a shock to some who, because of all the propaganda about the alleged dangers of raw milk, are convinced otherwise, but it is true — one of the two deaths often cited by the CDC as evidence that raw milk is dangerous was actually linked to the consumption of raw queso fresco cheese, which is currently outlawed by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). And the other is likely linked to an adulterated raw milk product as well, rather than to raw milk.

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Nov 16

Pasteurization destroys all the enzymes that help to digest raw milk and promote health.


- A tale of two calves — one calf was fed on raw milk, the other on pasteurized (The Bovine, June 4, 2010):

Here are the preliminary results (June 3), as reported by Michael Schmidt:


Raw milk fed calf

To understand the results of our raw milk experiment it is important to tolerate the so called scientific demands. That means in order to get accepted and being taken seriously by the scientific establishment you need to have 100 or 200 or 300 or may be even 1000 calves to make a scientific valid point .However the simple fact that the so called experts have not yet entered into a joint research project as proposed by me already in 1994 has given me even a greater confidence that the results we have seen with these two calves are credible and significant. They are in fact supporting the findings of Pottenger’s cat study, which as well has been ignored and ridiculed.


Calf fed on pasteurized milk diet

The experiment was costing us over 5000 dollars just in milk. This is a significant amount for us, since we did not get any support from corporate sponsors.

The weight of the two calves was basically equal at the beginning of the feeding trial.

At the end the raw milk calf weight 200 kg and the pasteurized milk calf weight 115 kg.

They gained weight almost equally for about 8 weeks and then the pasteurized milk calf started falling back.

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Oct 13

- Radioactive Cesium from Breast Milk from Mothers in Hiroshima Prefecture, 840 km from Fukushima I Nuke Plant (EX-SKF, Oct. 12, 2011):

One mother had lived in Hiroshima since before the March 11 nuclear accident. The expert at Hiroshima University who measured the density of radioactive cesium suspect it is internal radiation from ingesting contaminated food.

Hiroshima is over 840 kilometers from Fukushima I Nuclear Power Plant.

From Chugoku Shinbun (10/12/2011):

内 部被曝(ひばく)防止に取り組む市民団体「繋(つな)がろう広島」は11日、広島県内在住の母親2人の母乳から微量の放射性物質が検出されたと発表した。 東日本大震災後に東京から避難した1人と以前から県内に住む1人。測定に協力した広島大は「授乳には問題ない値」としている。

A citizens’ group called “Tsunagaro Hiroshima (Let’s connect, Hiroshima” announced on October 11 that a minute amount of radioactive materials has been detected from the breast milk of two mothers who live in Hiroshima Prefecture. One of them escaped from Tokyo after the March 11 disaster; the other had lived in Hiroshima since before the disaster. The researcher at Hiroshima University who measured the breast milk says there is no problem feeding their babies with the breast milk.

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Jun 30

In Canada:

- Canada: Private Testing Companies, Government Agencies, And Universities Refuse To Test Soil For Radiation

An if you know about the health effects of INTERNAL emitters vs. external radiation then you better avoid as much radioactive particles as possible.

“Radiation exposure is increased by a factor of a trillion. Inhaling even the tiniest particle, that’s the danger.”

More info on that below.


- Radiation in Our Food (Fox News, June 29, 2011):

Though the horrendous tsunami that hit Japan on March 12, 2011 seems like old news in the midst of today’s headlines, the crippled nuclear power plants at Fukishima Daichi continue to spew radiation into water, air and soil, with no end in sight.

Even as thousands of Japanese workers struggle to contain the ongoing nuclear disaster, low levels of radiation from those power plants have been detected in foods in the United States. Milk, fruits and vegetables show trace amounts of radioactive isotopes from the Fukushima Daichi power plants, and the media appears to be paying scant attention, if any attention at all. It is as if the problem only involves Japan, not the vast Pacific Ocean, into which highly radioactive water has poured by the dozens of tons, and not into air currents and rainwater that carry radiation to U.S. soil and to the rest of the world. And while both Switzerland and Germany have come out against any further nuclear development, the U.S. the nuclear power industry continues as usual, with aging and crumbling power plants receiving extended operating licenses from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, as though it can’t happen here. But it is happening here, on your dinner plate.

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