19 Mar '11, 12pm

Japan detects abnormal radiation levels in food

Japan detects abnormal radiation levels in food

The findings are nevertheless likely to fuel consumer fears in the wake of last week's quake and tsunami, which critically damaged the Fukushima No.1 plant northeast of Tokyo, sending radioactive substances leaking into the air. "Radiation exceeding the limit under Japanese law was detected," Edano told reporters. The contaminated milk was found in Fukushima prefecture, where the quake-damaged atomic power station is located, while the tainted spinach was discovered in neighbouring Ibaraki prefecture, Edano told reporters. The milk was found more than 30 kilometres (20 miles) from the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant -- outside the government's exclusion zone. The spokesman said the health ministry had ordered authorities in both prefectures to check where the products came from, how they were distributed and -- depending on their findings -- suspend sales. "The governm...

Full article: http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/afp_asiapacific/vi...

Tweets

Japan finds more types of radiation-tainted food.

straitstimes.com 20 Mar '11, 6am

The spokesman said the health ministry has ordered authorities in both prefectures to investigate where the products came ...

Japan has detected abnormal levels of radioacti...

straitstimes.com 19 Mar '11, 8am

The spokesman said the health ministry has ordered authorities in both prefectures to investigate where the products came ...

Japan detects abnormal radioactivity in milk, spinach

Japan detects abnormal radioactivity in milk, s...

channelnewsasia.com 19 Mar '11, 7am

OSAKA: Japan has detected abnormal levels of radioactivity in milk and spinach in areas near a stricken nuclear plant, but...

Radiation detected in Japanese food

channelnewsasia.com 20 Mar '11, 9am

OSAKA: Japan has again detected "abnormal levels" of radiation in milk and spinach taken from areas near a quake-hit nucle...

Radiation levels in Japan not harmful: IAEA

channelnewsasia.com 18 Mar '11, 9pm

VIENNA - Radiation levels currently detected in Japan and beyond in the wake of the nuclear crisis after last week's massi...

牛乳・ほうれん草から異常な数値が見つかった件、シンガポールでも報道。このニュースは風評被害の拡...

todayonline.com 19 Mar '11, 8am

TOKYO — Japan’s top government spokesman says radiation levels in spinach and milk exceed safety limits following nuclear ...

Japan halted shipments of certain foods from 4 prefectures after they were found to contain abnormal amounts of radiation

Japan halted shipments of certain foods from 4 ...

straitstimes.com 21 Mar '11, 12pm

A woman passes spinach from Ibaraki Prefecture on sale at a market in Tokyo. -- PHOTO: AP OSAKA - JAPAN has ordered a halt...

Radiation reaching further into Japan's food chain

todayonline.com 21 Mar '11, 1am

TOKYO - Japan's Health Ministry says tests have detected additional types of radiation-tainted vegetables, in more places,...

Singapore radiation levels normal, says NEA

todayonline.com 18 Mar '11, 2pm

The National Environment Agency (NEA) said on Friday that there are no abnormal changes in radiation levels in Singapore a...

[CNA] S'pore radiation levels normal, says NEA

channelnewsasia.com 18 Mar '11, 8am

SINGAPORE: The National Environment Agency (NEA) said on Friday that there are no abnormal changes in radiation levels in ...

6 workers at the nuclear reactor have been expo...

straitstimes.com 20 Mar '11, 12am

OSAKA - SIX workers at a quake-stricken nuclear power plant have been exposed to high levels of radiation but are continui...

Pray that this will work, please! Japan crew fi...

sg.news.yahoo.com 19 Mar '11, 4am

TOKYO (Reuters) - Exhausted engineers attached a power cable to the outside of Japan's tsunami-crippled nuclear plant on S...

U.N nuclear body: Japan halts sale of Fukushima...

todayonline.com 19 Mar '11, 1pm

VIENNA - Japan confirmed the presence of radioactive iodine contamination in food products from near a crippled nuclear pl...

Japan to start screening food for radioactivity: Limits vary depending on the type of foodstuff but have been se...

Japan to start screening food for radioactivity...

straitstimes.com 17 Mar '11, 11am

At a glance - Japan disaster timeline 'We're not running away': Fukushima worker 'They're leaving us to die' Japan disaste...

IAEA warns of risks in radioactive tainted food

channelnewsasia.com 19 Mar '11, 2pm

VIENNA - UN nuclear watchdog IAEA warned Saturday of the risks to humans of ingesting contaminated food products, after Ja...