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(4)Time table about Kanemi Yusho
date occurence
 
1881
1954
 
In Germany the technique to make PCB was developed.
Japan made PCBs for the first time.

 
1968 Jan.
1968 Feb-Mar.
1968 Oct.
 
PCB was mixed in oil during the process of production.
A lot of chickens were killed by the food that contained Kanemi oil.
A big scale of food poisoning happened in the Western part of Japan.

 
1970
1984-85
 
The victims filed a lawsuit against Kanemi.
Temporary payment to the claimants was granted by the Japanese government.

 
1987
1997
 
The accusers started withdrawing the charge.
The government applied to the court for return of the temporary payment.

 
2002
2004

2005
2006
2007 Apr.
2007 Jun.
2008 July
 
Yusho Support Center was established.
The Dioxin consistency in the blood is set as a standard test to diagnose Yusho victims.
Yusho Goto-shi Association was set up.
Project Team of the ruling party was set up.
Project Team of the ruling party devised a solution for the victims.
An exceptional law about the temporary loan was approved in the Diet.
The Japanese Government started the investigating the actual conditions of the Kanemi Yusho patients.

 

     
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