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200 Bq/Kg from fermented sludge fertilizer in Tochigi

According to MAFF (the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries), high level of cesium-134/137 is still measured from the fermented sludge fertilizer. They were analyzed from October to December of


Highly radioactive sewage sludge shipped out of Fukushima for compost

According to Fukushima prefecture, 32 tones of radioactive sewage sludge is shipped out from the sewage plant in Kunimimachi Fukushima everyday from this month. It’s about 80% of the total


Cesium measured from 60 % of compost in Fukushima but 86 % of them were shipped for sale

According to Fukushima prefectural government, they measured cesium (>50 Bq/Kg) from 83 of 140 (59.3%) samples of compost in Fukushima. However, because the safety limit is 400 Bq/Kg, 71 of


26,000 Bq/Kg from cow dung compost in Tamura city Fukushima, November 2011

According to the report of Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, relatively high level of cesium was measured from cow dung compost in Fukushima last Autumn. It suggests actual cattle and


Decontamination by using bacteria failed

  Tainai city in Niigata [Link] attempted decontamination of compost by using photosynthetic bacteria to sell compost but they announced the attempt failed in city council of 7/12/2012. They mixed