Daily Archives: June 16, 2011

Unlike 40 other countries, Canada lifts restrictions on Japanese food imports

From the Kuwait News Agency (KUNA):

“TOKYO, June 15 (KUNA) — Canada has lifted all restrictions on food and animal feed imports from Japan, becoming the first country to withdrew all restrictions on the Japanese food following the March nuclear accident, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries said here.

Since April 1, Canada had demanded documents to verify the safety of all products imported from 12 prefectures affected by the nuclear crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, prohibiting any products from entering into the nation without acceptable documentation or test results.

However, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency removed the controls effective Monday, according to the ministry….” Continue reading

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Dr. Shiv Chopra (ex Health Canada) talks food irradiation, other dangers

Dr. Shiv Chopra, on food irradiation, and other health concerns:

“Almost all American and Canadian food is already being irradiated. Take note of out-of-season fruits, looking fine but with blackish and horrible tasting pulp inside. Notice also the strange looking depressions on melon skins with mush and tasteless pulp inside. It is all due to irradiation destroying fruit ripening enzymes that convert their starch into sugar. Continue reading

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Judge’s decision on the Province of Ontario’s appeal of Michael Schmidt’s January 2010 acquittal on raw milk charges postponed til Sept. 16, 2011

News today, via Michael Schmidt’s lawyer, Canadian Constitution Foundation Litigation Direction Karen Selick:

I received a fax today from Justice Tetley saying that the decision in the R. v. Schmidt appeal will not be ready on the July 8 target date. Instead, he expects to have it ready for September 16. The letter also says that the decision will be forwarded to counsel on that date (presumably by fax), and that it will not be necessary for either the lawyers or Michael Schmidt to come to court.

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