Greenpeace detected cesium from Sushi sold beside Shinagawa station in Tokyo
Eating Sushi is becoming like Russian roulette.
Greenpeace measured 10.9 Bq/Kg of cesium from Sushi in Tokyo. The amount of strontium is not known.
On 9/7/2012, Greenpeace published their measurement result. They conducted a spot check of sushi at 10 shops of Tokyo, Kanagawa and Saitama. The targets were 5 major sushi chain stores. (7/20 ~ 8/16/2012) They took 4 samples from each sushi chain store.
They measured 4.1±0.5 Bq/Kg of Cs-134, 6.8±0.7 Bq/Kg of Cs-137 from one of the 20 samples purchased at “Kura zushi. The branch is in front of Shinagawa station of Tokyo. The ingredient was Japanese sardine.
They didn’t measure cesium from the rest of 19 samples, but the detectable amount was 5 Bq/Kg.
Le 7 septembre 2012, Greenpeace a publié les résultats de leurs mesures. Ils ont effectué un contrôle ciblé sur 10 magasins de suschis de Tokyo, Kanagawa et Saitama. Les cibles étaient 5 majors des chaines de magasins de vente de sushis. (20 juillet – 15 août 2012) Ils ont pris 4 échantillons dans chaque magasin de sushis de ces chaînes.
Ils ont relevé 4,1±0,5 Bq/kg de Cs-134 et 6,8±0,7 Bq/kg de Cs-137 dans un des échantillons achetés à “Kura zushi”. Le magasin de la branche est en face de la gare de Shinagawa de Tokyo. L’ingrédient était de la sardine japonaise.
Ils n’ont pas mesuré de césium dans le reste des 19 échantillons mais la quantité détectable était à 5 Bq/kg.
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