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102.5 Bq/Kg of Cs-134/137 from Sayama green tea leaves for sale

A citizens’ radiation measuring station reported they detected Cs-134/137 over 100 Bq/Kg from green tea leaves for sale. The safety limit of food is 100 Bq/Kg. However, the Ministry of

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Cs-137 detected from 64% of the first-grade tea samples in Chiba

According to Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Cs-137 was detected from 7 of 11 first-grade tea samples in Chiba. The sampling date is 5/17/2013. The highest reading was 1.2

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Cs-134/137 detected from all the samples of first-grade tea in Ibaraki

According to Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Cs-134/137 were measured from 9 of 9 samples of Ibaraki tea leaves. The samples are the first-grade tea from Ibaraki prefecture. Sampling

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23 Bq/Kg of Cs-134/137 from tea powder in Shizuoka

According to MHLW (Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare), 23 Bq/Kg of Cs-134/137 was measured from tea powder produced in Shizuoka prefecture. Shizuoka is one of the largest tea-producing areas.

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[Column] A strange present

  I bought my friend a birthday present. Haven’t given it to her yet. It’s a Japanese tea set. A near tea shop imports a lot of tea-related things from

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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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48 Bq/Kg of cesium from green tea latte powder in Ibaraki prefecture for sale

According to Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, 48 Bq/Kg of cesium was measured from green tea latte powder produced in Ibaraki prefecture. It was for sale. Sample : Green tea

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20 Bq/kg from Shizuoka tea leaves sold in Tokushima Shikoku

According to Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, 20 Bq/Kg of cesium was measured from tea leaves. It was produced in Shizuoka prefecture, and sold in Tokushima prefecture of Shikoku. Sample

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[Contamination reached far western Japan] 80 Bq/Kg of cesium from tea leaves produced in Kagoshima

According to the analysis of Citizens’ nuclear information center, 80 Bq/Kg of cesium134/137 was measured from tea leaves produced in Kagoshima prefecture, where is the furthest western part of Japan

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Highly contaminated barley and wheat are coming to the market

Two of the most basic ingredients, barley and wheat are highly contaminated and distributed to everyday supermarkets. Though Japanese barley and wheat don’t have price competitive power, we need to check