17-01-2013 07:33 AM | Japan

Farmers still suffering from radiation fears

Mayumi Kurasawa's seaweed company saw seven of its factories swept away by the 2011 tsunami. Nearly two years later, sales continue to be eroded by consumer fears over nuclear contamination from the Fukushima No. 1 power plant.

"Our seaweed is checked every day, and I guarantee you that it's safe," she said during a recent visit to Tokyo to promote the company she works for, Kawashu. "But we are selling two-thirds less than before Fukushima."
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