2 years after nuclear disaster, Japan spawns freaky fruits and veggies

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It might be wise to steer clear of vegetables from Japan’s Fukushima area for, oh, say a few hundred years. A Korean website assembled this image collection of produce from towns and villages surrounding the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.

2 years after nuclear disaster, Japan spawns freaky fruits and veggies

And they are NOT pretty pictures. From Siamese-twinned corn cobs to what can only be called peaches with elephantiasis, the region’s agriculture appears to have taken a heavy radiation hit from the nuclear disaster in 2011. It’s not clear yet what effect eating the produce might have on the population, but you never know. It could be pretty dangerous, but you never know — in an ideal world, maybe it could give you superpowers. [Source] [Source]

One Response

  1. Michael J. Marsalek says:

    Most right thinking people know that the single greatest global nuclear threat is coming from the crippled nuclear facilities in Fukushima, Japan – certainly not Iran.The unintentional damage to the food chain caused by the release of radiation at Fukushima is only rivaled by the deliberate introduction of genetically and hormonally modified foods and food products into the food chain.

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