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56,000 Bq/Kg of Cs-134/137 still measured from fish caught in Fukushima plant port / 560 × of safety limit

On 6/17/2015, Tepco announced they detected 56,000 Bq/Kg of Cs-134/137 from spotbelly rockfish caught in Fukushima plant port. This is 560 times much as the safety limit and the sample was

Environmental contamination Sea contamination

142,000 Bq/Kg from rockfish in Fukushima plant port, “1420 times much as safety limit”

↑ Spotbelly rockfish (This is not the specific issued sample)   According to Tepco, 142,000 Bq/Kg of Cs-134/137 was measured from the muscle part of spotbelly rockfish caught in Fukushima

Sea contamination

254,000 Bq/Kg from rockfish in Fukushima plant port

According to the radioactive material analysis report about fishery products published by Tepco on 1/18/2013, extremely high level of radioactive cesium was measured from marine products caught in Fukushima plant

Export from Japan Sea contamination

85% of Fukushima rockfish exceeds safety limit in cesium, cesium measured from all samples since 311

Fukushima prefecture is trying to start selling fishery products but the actual contamination situation is not widely known. (cf. Fukushima will test-fish 7 more kinds of fishery products) Even US