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Japan – Govt. tightens control over cesium in food

Monday, April 2, 2012 Comments off

The Japanese government is setting stricter standards for permissible levels of radioactive cesium in food products.

Local governments will begin applying the new inspection rules on Monday. Read more…

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Japan:Cesium detected in worms near Fukushima plant

Wednesday, February 8, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  Feb. 8, 2012

Researchers say high levels of radioactive cesium have been detected in earthworms caught in areas around the damaged Fukushima Daiichi plant. Read more…

JAPAN:Fukushima releases radiation checkup results

Tuesday, December 13, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Dec. 13, 2011

Japan’s Fukushima Prefecture says a survey shows that radiation exposure levels among residents near the damaged nuclear plant are low, with little health impact. Read more…

Japan:More Fukushima rice tainted with cesium

Friday, November 25, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Nov. 25,2011

Fukushima Prefecture says it has found rice tainted with radioactive cesium above the tentative government limit from five more farms.

The prefecture said on Friday that the five farms are in the Oonami district of Fukushima City, about 56 kilometers from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear Read more…

Japan:Cesium from nuke plant spread along mountains

Friday, November 25, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Nov. 25,2011

An aerial survey has shown that radioactive cesium from the Fukushima nuclear disaster has accumulated along the mountains of eastern Japan.

Japan’s science ministry released on Friday the results of the helicopter survey, covering 22 prefectures in eastern and central Japan. Read more…

Japan:Rice shipments from district in Fukushima banned + RElated News

Thursday, November 17, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Nov. 17,2011
The Japanese government has ordered Fukushima Prefecture to suspended shipments of rice from a district of the prefecture as radioactive cesium higher than the state limit has been detected. Read more…

Japan:Excess radiation in northeast of Japan + Related Articles

Tuesday, November 15, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 15,2011
Japan:Radioactive cesium may have reached Hokkaido
Radioactive material removed from Setagaya lot

Photo: RIA Novosti    
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Japan:High level of radioactivity in Tochigi mushrooms

Friday, November 11, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 11,2011

8 months passed since the March disaster

High level of radioactivity in Tochigi mushrooms Read more…

Japan:TEPCO begins removing cesium from spent fuel pool

Monday, November 7, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 6 ,2011

The operator of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant has begun removing radioactive cesium from water in the spent fuel pool of one of the damaged reactors.

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Japan:Cesium-contaminated mushrooms served in food

Saturday, November 5, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 5 ,2011
Radioactive cesium exceeding the government standard has been found in mushrooms grown at a facility in Yokohama City, near Tokyo. About 800 people were served food containing the mushrooms from March through October. Read more…