The US resumed all food imports from Japan including Fukushima prefecture followed by EU

The US resumed all food imports from Japan including Fukushima prefecture followed by EU

Photo : International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) reviewed the contaminated water processing system in Fukushima plant on the 8th of September, 2021.[Link]

 

U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced, on the 21st of September, 2021, that imports of food from Japan were fully resumed. 

 

The US has been banning imports of 100 kinds of agricultural products since 311 including rice and mushroom from 14 prefectures in Japan. Regarding Fukushima prefecture, The US has been halting imports of 35 kinds of food products, but all the imports are resumed, which covers raw milk and beef. 

 

On the 22nd of September, 2021, EU also announced to ease most restrictions on food imports from Japan after the 10th of October. After this change, no radiation test certificate is estimated to be issued on imports from Japan. 

 

https://www.fda.gov/news-events/public-health-focus/fda-response-fukushima-daiichi-nuclear-power-facility-incident

https://www.maff.go.jp/j/press/yusyutu_kokusai/chiiki/210922.html

https://www.maff.go.jp/j/press/yusyutu_kokusai/chiiki/210921.html

 

 

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