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44 countries restricting import of food from JP, MAFF “may present a case to WTO”

44 countries and regions are still restricting imports from Japan. Though Canada and Mexico lifted the importing restriction, China still bans importing all kinds of food from 10 prefectures. S.

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Malaysia lifted import regulation about food from Japan

  Ministry of Health in Malaysia lifted the import regulation about food from Japan. As of 3/1/2013, they stop radiation test on food from all the prefectures and imposing the

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China rejected importing suntan cream from Japan for detecting cadmium, daughter nuclide of radioactive silver

On 3/2/2013, Chinese customs announced they rejected importing Japanese suntan cream. The brand is Anessa of Shiseido. They detected Cadmium from the products. The amount is not reported. The products

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Russia rejected importing 2 cars from Japan, beta nuclides detected

  According to the far east customs house of Russia, two Japanese cars were rejected at Vladivostok port for excessive level of radiation. They are Nissan X-Trail and Toyota Vitz.

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Since the beginning of 2013, Russia has already returned 8 imported items to Japan for excessive level of radiation

  On 2/7/2013, the customs house of Russia announced they have returned 8 imported items back to Japan for excessive amount of radiation since the beginning of 2013. They have

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Radioactive tea leaves are exported from Japan to Hongkong

  According to the Centre for Food Safety (CFS) of the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department in Hongkong, radioactive tea leaves and other agricultural products are imported from Japan to

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Turkey to conduct radiation test to all of the imports from Japan as of 1/1/2013

On 12/30/2012, the ministry of economy in Turkey announced they would conduct radiation test to all of the imports from Japan as of 1/1/2013. They state imports from Japan are

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Possibility of Russia banning imports of Japanese food for outbreak of norovirus

Having norovirus outbreak in Japan, agency of consumer’s right and welfare in Russia suggested the possibility to ban importing food from Japan in case the situation goes out of control.

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21.36 μSv/h was measured from a used car to export in Tokyo Dec of 2011

According to citizen’s radiation measuring organization in Saitama, on 12/22/2011, 21.36 μSv/h was measured from a used car in Tokyo. It was measured in a distance from the car. The

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Russia predicted saury contamination before China banned importing from Japan

On 11/5/2012, Fukushima Diary reported China refused importing Japanese frozen saury for excessive cadmium. [Link] However, Russia had already banned importing Pacific saury (Cololabis saira) from Japan in late July of 2011