EnviroReporter.com inaugurates Radiation Conversation with high levels of radiation in Japanese products in Southern California, including beer, sake and green tea.
Month: September 2011
EnviroReporter.com travels to Bryce Canyon National Park. Rain clocks in at 258% of background with the most dangerous radiation, alpha, dominating the reading.
On six month anniversary of the Fukushima meltdowns, hot rain coming in between 207% and 270% over normal, long after so called radon-daughters were washed out of the electric air.
On a mournful night of thunder and lightning outside of Zion on the tenth anniversary of September 11, 2001 yields radioactive rain 204% times normal falling on solemn tourists.
Japanese vegetable juice spot checks at a whopping 53% over background. Not surprising to find this level of radiation in this Japanese juice, it is surprising to find it for sale in Los Angeles.
Japanese-made sake bought in Southern California registers 22.3% above background, but unlike background radiation, you swallow sake. Alpha radiation detected in tests of sake.
Four Japanese beers are tested at Radiation Station and three have higher radiation than normal, including one beer that came in 26.6% higher in radiation than found in background.
A popular Japanese-made Swiss Roll Green Tea cake tests 21.6% higher in radiation than normal. Detection results of the cakes out of their packaging indicate heightened alpha radiation.
Dale Ramicone buys two beers to tested by EnviroReporter.com and one beer’s twice-filtered liquid comes in at approximately 62% above the background level.
EnviroReporter.com detects 65.1% higher than normal radiation in Sencha green tea from Japan purchasef at a Japanese-run store in Southern California by Radiation Station’s Dale Ramicone.
Adlay tea from Japan tests over 39% higher in radiation compared to background at Radiation Station Santa Monica. Tea was bought at a local Japanese market in the Los Angeles area.
Japanese Dattan Soba Cha tea tests 32.9% higher than background radiation at Radiation Station. This popular tea is made from buckwheat seed that is harvested every three months.
Japanese seaweed bought in Southern California in a bag tests 54.2% higher than background. Tested out of the bag, tests 67.2% higher, suggesting presence of potent alpha radiation.