Daily Archives: June 10, 2011

Milk and Honey dairy farm in Hawaii using boron to counter radioactivity

An open letter from dairy farmers on the Big Island of Hawaii shares some solutions for working with radiation problems in milk:

Dear Milk Share Members,

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Our goal to offer high quality safe food to our community has recently been challenged in the reality of the radioactivity being released into our environment. In the past weeks radioactive levels have increased in Hawaii, with high spikes and a more current leveling off of radiation levels. Milk from the large dairies in Hamakua and Hawi has shown elevated levels of radiation, from 400 to 2400 times the recognized safe levels. Continue reading

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