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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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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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Fukushima Cleanup Operations Blamed For Contamination Of Rice Crops

via Enformable.com / July 14, 2014 / Officials from the agriculture ministry told reporters on Monday that efforts to clean up debris at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant may have been the source of cesium that contaminated rice crops about twelve and a half miles away in the city of Mina ...

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Singapore lifts ban on food imported from Fukushima

from Japan Times / May 31, 2014 / Singapore will lift a ban on food imports from Fukushima Prefecture imposed amid the nuclear meltdowns crisis, Premier Lee Hsien Loong said Saturday at a meeting with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. In response, Abe expressed his gratitude and said, “It gives Fuk ...

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Fish caught offshore from Fukushima hit markets in Japan today

via The Mainichi / Sep 26, 2013 / Fishery products caught off Fukushima Prefecture were ready for trial sale as early as Sept. 26 after fisheries cooperatives here resumed test fishing the day before. Some 5.2 tons of 11 varieties of fish -- including octopus, horsehair crab, blackbelly rosefi ...

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