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Over double density of Cesium-134/137 as safety limit detected from served school lunch in Utsunomiya city

Photo ; Bamboo shoot [wikipedia]   According to Utsunomiya city government, they detected over double density of Cs-134/137 as safety level from school lunch after serving it to the students

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[Photo] Still over 1 μSv/h measured beside a rice field in Tochigi

On 2/7/2016, a Japanese citizen posted on Twitter that over 1 μSv/h is still detected next to a rice field in Tochigi prefecture.   According to the post, the measurement

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NRA’s data shows contamination level in Tokyo tap water higher than Fukushima by 24 percent

According to NRA (Nuclear Regulation Authority), Cs-134/137 density in Tokyo tap water is 24% higher than Fukushima. The report was released on 10/30/2015, titled as “Readings of radioactivity level in

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45 Bq/Kg of Cs-134/137 detected from farm soil in Chiba prefecture

A citizen’s radiation measurement station named “Fujimi-ru” reported they measured 44.7 Bq/Kg of Cs-134/137 from farm soil. The sample was collected in Kimitsu city of Chiba prefecture (0 ~ 10cm deep).

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Significant level of Cs-134/137 measured from 46 of 50 dried persimmons from Fukushima

Photo : Dried Persimmon [Wikipedia]   On 10/5/2015, MHLW (Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare) reported they detected significant density of Cesium-134/137 from 46 of 50 dried persimmons produced in

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420 Bq/Kg of Cs-134/137 detected from mushroom sold on a shelf in Gunma

On 9/25/2015, MHLW (Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare) announced high level of Cs-134/137 was detected from mushroom that was already sold. The highest density was 420 Bq/Kg from Shimeji.

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Cs-134/137 measured from Tokyo tap-water

According to MHLH (Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare), Cs-134/137 has been detected from tap-water of Tokyo since October of 2014. The data is from October 2014 to March 2015.

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Cs-134/137 detected from 9 of 9 pond smelt samples in Gunma

Related to this article.. Triathlon to be held in Haruna lake in Gunma, “80 million pond smelt eggs extinct, 340 Bq/Kg from surviving fish” [URL]   From the report of Ministry

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Cs-134/137 detected from 6 of 6 sea bass samples taken Ibaraki offshore

On 7/21/2015, Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare reported they measured Cs-134/137 from all of 6 sea bass samples collected Ibaraki offshore. They state the fish was not distributed. The sampling

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Cesium-134/137 measured over 200 percent of safety level from Fukushima rice

According to Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, excessive amount of Cs-134/137 was detected from two unpolished rice samples produced in Fukushima city. The rice was experimentally produced but not distributed,