Radiation from Fukushima's nuclear power plant has been detected in spinach and milk, but what about water in the nearby oceans? Is fish safe to eat? Especially here in LA where so many top sushi spot boasts fish sourced directly from Japan. According to The Atlantic, "The tsunami wiped out the entire region's fishing and seafood distribution system. Fish from that part of Japan are no longer being caught, and won't be anytime soon...In the short term, any smart sushi restaurateurs in the West will be ensuring that their seafood comes from other places, and will advertise the fact." [The Atlantic]
Is Sushi Safe to Eat?
by Kat Odell