Monthly Archives: February, 2013

Japan Resources No 157

CUJ JR 157 (pdf) Japan Resources No 157 We have had a busy fall going into winter, and still some snow this morning here in Nishi-Waseda, Tokyo. Lots of political changes too, while we continue our focus on energy issues … Read More

Posted February 13th, 2013 in Japan Resources

Do Not Approve Genetically Modified Salmon!


Consumers Union of Japan opposes GM salmon, and sent the following appeal to US FDA as part of their Public Comment (deadline Feb. 25, 2013): Re: Docket No. FDA-2011-N-0899 Genetically Engineered Salmon We the consumers in Japan are strongly opposed … Read More

Posted February 8th, 2013 in Biodiversity, Biotechnology, Food

BSE In Brazil

Open letter: Our demands regarding mad cow disease in Brazil To: Agriculture Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi From: Food Safety Citizens’ Watch January 9, 2013 Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) announced on December 8, 2012 on its homepage that … Read More

Posted February 8th, 2013 in BSE, Food, North-South, Trade