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American safety limit for the imports of Japanese food is 12 times more lax than Japan

According to the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, USA bans importing food from 14 prefectures in Japan at the moment of 9/9/2013. The kinds of the agricultural products that


208 Bq/Kg from rice produced even in Miyagi

According to Miyagi prefectural government, 208 Bq/Kg and 186 Bq/Kg of cesium (Safety limit = 100 Bq/Kg) were measured from rice produced in Miyagi. These were measured on 12/5/2012 and


Cesium measured from 67% of the soybeans produced in Iwate

According to the food measurement of Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Cs-134/137 were measured from 30 of 45 soybean samples produced in Iwate prefecture. (67%) They are from 17