Do people in japan still eat fish regularly ?
Yes, people still do eat fish in Japan regularly. There is a leak, but once you get out X meters, it's indistinguishable from the radiation that leaks in from the rest of the world.
I don't mean to downplay the disaster, but so many people have over-exaggerated the dangers.
Stress will kill you faster than the radiation will (unless, of course, you go skinny-dipping in Fukushima's holding tanks). If you worry about it, just don't eat it. There are plenty of imported foods around.
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/energy/2013/08/130821-fukushima-latest-leak-how-is-it-different/ This story says the contaminated ground water is not directly reaching the ocean. (Although some local fish are unsafe to eat -- not clarified.)
Good ol' Huff Post puts the facts in the headline and keeps the excitement: the water "nears sea". Not in it yet. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/08/23/fukushima-radioactive-groundwater_n_3803448.html
And more here: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/ne...
specifically: As Buesseler’s research has shown, tests of local fish in the Fukushima area still show high enough levels of radiation that the Japanese government won’t allow them to be caught and sold for human consumption—a restriction that is costing Japanese fishermen billions of dollars a year in lost income. (But while flounder, sea bass, and other fish remained banned for radiation risk, in 2012 the Japanese government did begin allowing sales of octopus and whelk, a type of marine snail, after tests showed no detectable amount of cesium contamination.)
Now, let's compare the radiation problems with the problems we have with gasoline and coal pollution. Nah, I'll let you do your own research on that.