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Fukushima's Food Fallout [electronic resource]: Testing Groceries for Radiation in Japan

MacNeil/Lehrer Productions
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Promoting produce from Fukushima, a Tokyo store lists the cesium levels beside the price - just one way life has changed a year after an earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear accident struck Japan. In this report, NewsHour science correspondent Miles O'Brien examines food-safety concerns and a cottage industry of testing groceries for radiation.
Release Date
2012
Run Time
8 min.
Language
English
Rating
10 & up
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on September 15, 2013.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Variant Title
Testing Groceries for Radiation in Japan
Related Title
PBS newshour
Contents
  • Kawauchi, Japan - 13 Miles from Fukushima (1:27)
  • How Much Radiation is Safe in Food? (1:23)
  • Buying Food in Japan (1:40)
  • Radiation Testing Activism (1:54)
  • Fukushima Tea Crops Contaminated (1:32)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2013], c2012.
Recording Info
Original broadcast date: March 13, 2012.
Publisher no.
53406 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
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Description
1 streaming video file (8 min.) : sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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