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Warnings That Fukushima Food Could Enter UK Markets

from FIS.com / April 13, 2015 / An investigation carried out by The Independent newspaper reveals that there is a risk that food manufactured around the Fukushima nuclear disaster site may be entering the United Kingdom, raising the prospect of mildly carcinogenic ingredients entering the food sy ...

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Taiwan: 283 Mislabeled Japanese Food Products Originated Near Fukushima

By Stephanie Chao / chinapost.com More than 283 Japanese food products imported from the radiation-stricken areas near the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear disaster were found to be relabeled as having come from other areas of Japan and sold to local customers, authorities said yesterday. Offici ...

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South Korea To Review Fukushima Seafood Import Ban

via scmp.com / January 9, 2015 / South Korean experts will visit Japan next week for further investigation before deciding whether to lift an import ban on Japanese marine products imposed following the 2011 Fukushima nuclear crisis, the Japanese Foreign Ministry said on Friday. During the fou ...

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Fukushima Rice Tests ‘Radiation Free’ First Time Since Disaster

via RT.com / January 5, 2015 / For the first time since the 2011 disaster, all of the rice harvested in Fukushima Prefecture this year has passed radiation tests and now can be deemed safe for consumption, according to local officials. Virtually all of the rice harvested in Fukushima in 2014 ...

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Poll: 20% of Japanese Cautious About Radiation in Food

by Jun Hongo / Wall Street Journal / October 2, 2014 / The proportion of consumers saying they hesitate to buy food products from Fukushima prefecture because of radiation fears reached 20%, up from 15% in February, according to a twice-yearly survey by the Consumer Affairs Agency released thi ...

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Japan To Resume Exports Of Rice Grown In Fukushima

via The Straits Times / August 19, 2014 / Japan is to restart exports of rice grown in Fukushima for the first time since foreign sales were halted due to fears of contamination by the nuclear disaster there, officials said on Tuesday. The National Federation of Agricultural Cooperative Associ ...

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TEPCO Failed To Disclose Crops Over 20KM From Fukushima Were Contaminated

via RT.com / July 15, 2014 / Fourteen different rice paddies outside of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant evacuation zone were contaminated with radioactive material in August 2013, Japan’s agriculture ministry has found. Despite the findings – which blamed the removal of a large p ...

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