Shizuoka & Ehime Prefectures’ Vegetables banned in Singapore: A Scam!

There are unscrupulous criminals even in Japan…

Singapore has recently slapped a ban on vegetables (and probably on any food) from Shizuoka and Ehime Prefectures when they found radiactive levels over the limit in komatsuna (a leaf vegetable) imported from Shizuoka and Ehime Prefectures.

Agrigraph, the Shizuoka Prefecture Government and other agencies have initiated investigations as the geographical of Shizuoka (450 km from Fukushima) and Ehime (in Shikoku Island and almost 1,000 km from Fukushima) just did not make any sense with having products tainted with radioactivity when other products from Kanagawa (Yokohama), Tokyo, Nagano and Yamanashi Prefectures, a lot closer to Fukushima, were not affected.

It was discovered that a large company exporting vegetables from the North East of Japan had used its network in Shizuoka and Ehime to have their products sent there first to be fraudulously registered as local products before exporting them to Singapore!

A single company has thus inflicted untold damage on Shizuoka and Ehime Prefectures, its farmers, producers, consumers, products and businessmen and their reputation which will take a long time to bring back to normal in these times of general/global panic!

The name of the company and of its owners has not been made public yet, but you can be assured that I will the first to announce them when I get my hands on them!

To be continued…

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