| Jul 18, 2011
| 8:16 AM
TOKYO — Prefectural governments in the Tohoku and Kanto regions of Japan have started questioning cattle farm owners about their straw feed as they try to stop more beef tainted with radioactive cesium from reaching consumers, government sources...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 9:19 AM
LA JOLLA, Calif. - Researchers at the University of California San Diego said Monday they have detected small amounts of radioactivity from Japanese nuclear reactors damaged by the Marchearthquake and tsunami.
The disclosure came in a report prepared...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 7:54 AM
TOKYO — Livestock farmers in Fukushima, Iwate and Tochigi prefectures in Japan breathed a sigh of relief after the government lifted its ban on cattle shipments for their areas, but they are still worried the beef will be branded by consumers as...
| Sep 19, 2011
| 9:14 PM
TOKYO (AP) — Up and down Japan's devastated northeast coast, survivors prayed and communities came together Sunday to mark six months since the massive earthquake and tsunami struck on March 11, a date that changed everything for them and their...
| Nov 28, 2011
| 12:59 AM
TOKYO, Japan -- The head of Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, site of the world's worst atomic accident in 25 years more than eight months ago, has been hospitalized and will be replaced in his post, plant operator Tokyo Electric Power Co said on...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 5:53 AM
REPORTING FROM SEOUL -- A Japanese baby food manufacturer has announced the recall of 400,000 cans of infant formula which reportedly contain traces of radioactive cesium connected to the nation's recent nuclear plant meltdown.
After panicked parents...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 10:15 AM
MORIOKA, Japan — Livestock farmers in three disaster-hit prefectures in the Tohoku region of Japan are having difficulty disposing of rice straw contaminated with radioactive cesium from the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant.
| May 15, 2011
When National Book Award-winning novelist William T. Vollmann went to Japan this spring to report on the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant from inside the contamination zone, he did what any journalist would do. He bought a dosimeter to chart the...
| May 14, 2011
| 2:00 PM
FUKUSHIMA, Japan -- A worker at Japan's tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant died on Saturday, plant operator Tokyo Electric Power Co said, bringing the death toll at the complex to three since a massive earthquake and tsunami in March....
| May 14, 2011
| 2:08 PM
FUKUSHIMA, Japan -- A worker died after collapsing at a facility in the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan, its owner said Saturday.
The man in his 60s was rushed to hospital unconscious after working for 50 minutes, according to...
| Jun 6, 2011
| 3:48 PM
Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant experienced full meltdowns at three reactors in the wake of an earthquake and tsunami in March, the country's Nuclear Emergency Response Headquarters said Monday.
The nuclear group's new evaluation,...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 8:44 PM
Physician Janette Sherman, M.D. and epidemiologist Joseph Mangano published a report Monday highlighting a 35% spike in northwest infant mortality after Japan's nuclear meltdown.
The report spotlighted data from the CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly...