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Food contamination

Exceeding level of Cs-134/137 detected from fish more and more frequently in 20km area of sea since this January

  Tepco has been measuring higher level of Cesium-134/137 in marine products than the safety limit (100Bq/Kg) increasingly frequently since this January.   Tepco announced this in the report submitted

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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

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120 Bq/kg of cesium measured from soybeans and sold for transitional measures

According to Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, 120 Bq/Kg of cesium was measured from soybeans in Fukushima. However, it was shipped for transitional measures. The safety limit is 100 Bq/kg

Sea contamination

[RT] Food regulation limit of US is 12 times more lax than Japan, US may import Japanese fishery products

RT reported on-going biological concentration of fishery products and the difference of food safety regulation between Japan and US. Related article..US keeps importing fishery food from Japan even after 311

Misinformation

Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, “Safety limit food is safe enough to keep eating”

Before 311, nuclear material to contain more than 100 Bq/Kg of Cs 134 or 137 was treated as nuclear waste. Now it is the safety limit of food in Japan.

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Major supermarket chain Aeon sells contaminated food up to 50 Bq/Kg

It’s becoming increasingly impossible to eat safe food in Japan. A major Japanese supermarket chain, “Aeon,” has stopped selling radiation-free food. On 11/8/2011, Aeon announced that they had set their

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Safety limit of infant food and milk will be 100 Bq/Kg.

Following up this article ..MHLW manipulated new safety food limit On 2/16/2012, councilor of radiation belonging to Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare returned the final report to raise the

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MHLW manipulated new safety food limit

Following up this article ..Japanese government is going to raise the safety limit for infant The report turned out to have been manipulated. Emeritus professor, Nakamura from Tohoku University, the

Cover-ups

Councilor of radiation is led by a pharmaceutical company and ICRP

Following up this article ..Japanese government is going to raise the safety limit for infant The Councilor of radiation belonging to Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare has emeritus professor,