Monthly Archives: July, 2007

Demands regarding Codex GM Animals Task Force

CUJ Codex Task Force Demands (pdf) On September 24-28, 2007, the Codex Task Force will be held at Makuhari, Chiba in Japan to discuss food derived from genetically modified animals. Consumers and citizen organizations, hoping that the Codex standard will … Read More

Posted July 17th, 2007 in Biotechnology

Rokkashomura: Call for Action


Rokkashomura Call for Action (pdf) The National Network to Stop Radioactive Pollution from the Rokkasho Reprocessing Plant and Consumers Union of Japan have issued a call for action to stop the nuclear reprocessing plant at Rokkashomura in Aomori prefecture, Japan. … Read More

Posted July 3rd, 2007 in Nuclear

Protest against surveillance of peace activism

Protest against surveillance letter (pdf) On June 7, 2007 media revealed that the intelligence unit of Japan’s Ground Self Defense Force had conducted surveillance and made a detailed report about the activities of a large number of groups and individuals … Read More

Posted July 3rd, 2007 in Civil Rights

Food irradiation: Don’t lure consumers!


Irradiation label letter to FDA (pdf) Several Japanese consumer organizations, including Consumers Union of Japan, has written to the US Food and Drug Administration to oppose changes in the labelling requirement for irradiated foods. We are oppsed to the proposal … Read More

Posted July 3rd, 2007 in Food