12 Apr '11, 3pm

Awesome show of support as Japanese queue to buy produce from nuclear crisis area

Awesome show of support as Japanese queue to buy produce from nuclear crisis area

(Above: Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Yukio Edano (R) eats a strawberry as comedian Shizu-chan (L) crams a tomato into her mouth in Tokyo at a sale of vegetables produced in the city of Iwaki in Fukushima prefecture on April 12, 2011 in support of farmers over fears of radiation hitting the food chain. The government is trying to support farmers in Fukushima, hurting from dropped sales due to rumours of the spread of radiation from the troubled nuclear power plant.) TOKYO, JAPAN - Japanese shoppers on Tuesday snapped up fruit and vegetables farmed in the area hit by a nuclear disaster at a specially organised market, saying they wanted to show solidarity with the region. The event was held to support the hard-hit farmers of an area of northeastern Japan devastated by the triple whammy of a massive earthquake followed by a tsunami and the biggest nuclear catastrophe since...

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