All vegetables, fruits in Fukushima Pref. measure within safe levels of cesium

All vegetables and fruits tested for radioactive cesium by the Fukushima prefectural government in fiscal 2013 showed measurements below the current maximum allowable limit of 100 becquerels per kilogram under the Food Sanitation Act. It is the first such result since the prefectural government began testing agricultural and marine products for radioactive cesium in fiscal 2011 following the nuclear accident at Tokyo Electric Power Co.’s Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station. In all food categories, the proportion of items surpassing the maximum allowable limit decreased considerably. Read more

(Fukushima Minpo, 11 May 2014)


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