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Farmer Yasushi Okazaki throws away ripen persimmons that he has just... News PhotoAgriculture,Bestof,Crop,Emergencies and Disasters,Environmental Issues,Farmer,Finance,Fukushima Prefecture,Horizontal,Japan,Persimmon,Ripe,Throwing,Topics,TopixPhotographer Collection: The Asahi Shimbun 2012 The Asahi ShimbunDATE, JAPAN - NOVEMBER 13: (CHINA OUT, SOUTH KOREA OUT) Farmer Yasushi Okazaki (50) throws away ripen persimmons that he has just harvested on November 13, 2012 in Date, Fukushima, Japan. Though the farmers had carried out decontamination work, radioactive substance exceeding the threshold was detected from the experimental dried persimmon production this year again. Farmers have to throw them away to be paid compasation from Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO). (Photo by The Asahi Shimbun via Getty Images)