19 Mar '11, 3pm

Japan halts sale of food from near Fukushima

Japan halts sale of food from near Fukushima

'If ingested, it can accumulate in and cause damage to the thyroid. Children and young people are particularly at risk of thyroid damage due to the ingestion of radioactive iodine.' Earlier on Saturday, Japan's top government spokesman said tests detected radiation above the national safety level in spinach and milk produced near the Fukushima nuclear plant.

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