For rancher near Fukushima, tending herd is act of defiance

National Mar 10, 2016

For rancher near Fukushima, tending herd is act of defiance

Since the 2011 meltdowns ended their future as prized black wagyu beef, a rancher near the Fukushima nuclear power plant has given his cattle a new mission: They've become protesters. Defying both government evacuation and slaughter orders, 62-year-old Masami Yoshizawa returned to his ranch 14 ...

Namie evacuees bag food trophy

National Nov 11, 2013

Namie evacuees bag food trophy

Fried noodles served up by nuclear evacuees of the town of Namie, Fukushima Prefecture, won first prize in this year's low-price popular food contest B-1 Grand Prix held in the city of Toyokawa, Aichi Prefecture, over the weekend. The Namie team, whose members had to ...