This Japanese hydroponic farming facility is inside an old microchip factory. It’s a factory-turned-farm, and it uses 99 percent less water than conventional farming.
Amazon.com has been allowing whale meat to be sold on its Japanese site (amazon.co.jp), but within hours of a press release from the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) highlighting this fact, Amazon removed the whale meat from its site. However, there doesn’t seem to be a corporate-wide policy that would keep whale meat from being sold again.
According to a recent report from Free Speech TV, radioactive beef has entered the Japanese food supply as a result of the Fukushima earthquake and tsunami.
A meat-replacement burger made from poop is probably the weirdest thing I have heard in a long time.
Authorities in the U.S. insist that there is no danger to public health or the environment from the Fukushima nuclear crisis, and that levels of radiation that have been detected in water, air, soil and food in North America since the accident are in such minuscule quantities as to present little to no danger. EPA discontinued its Fukushima radiation monitoring efforts, and FDA says there is no danger to our food or seafood and therefore testing is not necessary. There have been no calls since the accident for heightened nuclear safety inspections or to upgrade or decommission aging nuclear power plants in the U.S.
It’s nearing May in the heart of Japan’s Nishio area, and beneath the cover of carefully arranged netting, row after row of brilliant jade tencha tea plants are gradually hidden [ … ]
One weight loss diet fad is the “morning banana diet”. Japan, a nation known for following some pretty wacky fads, is suffering a banana shortage because of it. From ABC [ … ]