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South Korea to return cesium-contaminated scrap steel to Japan

South Korea’s Yonhap News Agency reported today: South Korea has found radiation-contaminated metal imports from Japan and will return them, the country’s nuclear safety commission said Monday. The contaminated products were included in a 20-ton shipment of scrap metal that … Continue reading

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Cesium found in infant milk formula in Japan

Reuters just reported: Japan’s Meiji Holdings said on Tuesday that radioactive cesium was found in infant milk powder made by the food and dairy firm, in the latest food scare to grip the country nearly nine months after the Fukushima … Continue reading

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Land in parts of Japan too radioactive to farm

A new study of radiation levels in Japanese farmland contained some disturbing results. As The Telegraph reported today: A team of international researchers said food production would likely be “severely impaired” by the elevated levels of caesium found in soil … Continue reading

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Japan checking for radioactive cedar pollen

The Yomiuri Shimbun reported earlier today: The Forestry Agency will start checking for radioactive substances in cedar pollen in Fukushima Prefecture as early as next month in response to the crisis at Tokyo Electric Power Co.’s Fukushima No. 1 nuclear … Continue reading

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