Physician: Statement by Canadian officials indicates Fukushima contamination was detected in fish at levels that are “difficult to explain without undue alarm” — Huffington Post: “Sockeye Salmon Sushi: Use a Geiger Counter”

Saturday, September 7, 2013
By Paul Martin

ENENews.com
September 6th, 2013

Title: Sockeye Salmon Sushi: Use a Geiger Counter
Source: Huffington Post
Author: Alison Winfield Burns
Date: Sept. 6, 2013 at 1:35p ET

Sockeye Salmon Sushi: Use a Geiger Counter

[...] spawning sockeye salmon journey via the North Pacific Current from the top of Japan to Northern California, British Columbia and Alaska. This same current carries whatever Fukushima is in the process of vomiting forth, bathing salmon and herring all along the way in radioactive cesium. [...]

[...] We need to test the fish. Nobody, no entity, no country tests the salmon for radiation exposure: red flag. [...]

Professor and Canada Research Chair in Preventive Medicine and Population Health at University of British Columbia, and the former President of Physicians for Social Responsibility Dr. Erica Frank: “The bit that needs fixing here is our inevitably deadly reliance on nuclear power. Yummy tuna and salmon today, and most export products from Japan — and what happens when the same thing happens at Hanford, and any other nuclear power station?”

Dr. Erica Frank: “In particular, this is the piece that indicates to me that they have found levels detectable-but-difficult-to-explain-without-undue-alarm:”

To date, all results that have been produced show that no radionuclides are present above actionable levels. This means that we have not found any evidence of radioactivity in any food products at levels of concern. Once the Agency has conducted its rigorous quality control it will publish all test results on its website. (Canadian Food Inspection Agency communication provided by Dr. Frank) [...]

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