Archive for April, 2007

Japan Resources No. 139

Posted on April 24, 2007. Filed under: Japan Resources |

Japan Resources No. 139 (pdf) 

CONTENTS

EDC Conference in Seoul, South Korea

Demand: To exclude farm products from Japan-Australia FTA negotiations

Statement of opposition to the violations against the Japan-U.S. Beef Agreement

We request that imports of American beef should be prohibited and demand strict country-of-origin labeling rules

Breaking News: CUJ finds benzene in popular soft drinks

Appeal Against Patents on Life

Report: Attempt to Legitimate GM Contamination Blocked

To the participants of the WG Meeting on Low-level Presence of rDNA Plant Material

To our readers

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CUJ finds benzene in popular soft drinks

Posted on April 10, 2007. Filed under: Japan Resources |

On 13 March, 2007 Consumers Union of Japan announced the results of its investigation into 21 popular soft drinks, vitamin drinks, and supplement drinks. 16 of the tested products were contaminated with the cancer-causing chemical benzene.

The source is thought to be common food additives such (more…)

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