Posts Tagged ‘Rice’

JAPAN:More rice shipment bans in Fukushima city

Monday, December 5, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Dec. 5, 2011

The government has banned rice shipments from part of Fukushima City following the discovery of radioactive contamination in the area. Read more…

Japan:Fukushima seeks govt aid for rice inspections

Thursday, December 1, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Dec. 1, 2011

Fukushima Prefecture has asked for government assistance to carry out emergency checks of rice for radioactive materials.

The prefecture’s Vice Governor Yusaku Matsumoto visited Senior Agriculture Vice-Minister Nobutaka Tsutsui on Thursday to ask for the help. 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:High radioactivity detected in some Fukushima rice

Thursday, November 17, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 17,2011

An inspection of recently-harvested rice in Fukushima Prefecture has found levels of radiation higher than the government-allowed limit. Read more…

Japan:Rice shipped from city in Fukushima

Wednesday, October 19, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 19,2011

Farmers in Nihonmatsu City in Fukushima Prefecture have started shipping rice from this year’s harvest after radioactive contamination levels dropped below the government-set limit. Read more…

Japan:Yokohama tests soil for radioactive strontium + Related News

Wednesday, October 12, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 12,2011
TEPCO holds disaster drill at nuke plant, radioactive materials found in Yokohama
All rice in Fukushima Pref. cleared for shipment Read more…

Japan:Rice harvested from tsunami-hit paddy + Related News

Tuesday, September 27, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 27,2011
Fukushima City to decontaminate all houses


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Japan:Cesium detected in 4% of tested rice

Monday, September 19, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 19,2011
Radioactive tests on rice have been completed in more than half of the Tohoku and Kanto regions, and radioactive cesium has been detected in 4 percent of the samples. But the highest level detected so far is Read more…

Japan:Radiation detected in rice

Saturday, August 20, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  August 20,2011

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Japan:Government to test rice for radioactivity + Related News

Wednesday, August 3, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  August 3,2011

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