Post-Fukushima ‘anti-radiation’ pills condemned by scientists via The Guardian

The Green party‘s former science and technology spokesman is promoting anti-radiation pills to people in Japan affected by the Fukushima nuclear disaster, that leading scientists have condemned as “useless”.

Dr Christopher Busby, a visiting professor at the University of Ulster, is championing a series of expensive products and services which, he claims, will protect people in Japan from the effects of radiation. Among them are mineral supplements on sale for ¥5,800 (£48) a bottle, urine tests for radioactive contaminants for ¥98,000 (£808) and food tests for ¥108,000 (£891).

The tests are provided by Busby Laboratories and promoted through a body called the Christopher Busby Foundation for the Children of Fukushima (CBFCF). Both the pills and the tests are sold through a website in California called, run by a man called James Ryan.

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◇See rebuttals at George Monbiot and The Guardian: Hipporates or Hypocrisy?

Chris Busby’s rebuttal video (in English)

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3 Responses to Post-Fukushima ‘anti-radiation’ pills condemned by scientists via The Guardian

  1. norma field says:

    It’s important to note that George Monbiot, one of the co-authors of _The Guardian_ article, is an enthusiast for nuclear power in the wake of Fukushima. See the rebuttals cited at the end of the post.

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