20 Mar '11, 6am

Japan finds more types of radiation-tainted food.

The spokesman said the health ministry has ordered authorities in both prefectures to investigate where the products came from, how they were distributed and - depending on their findings - suspend sales. -- PHOTO: REUTERS OSAKA - JAPAN has detected abnormal levels of radiation in milk and spinach near a stricken nuclear plant, but the foods pose no immediate threat to humans, government spokesman Yukio Edano said on Saturday. Traces of radioactive iodine were meanwhile found in tap water in Tokyo and several prefectures near the atomic power complex, a science ministry official said, but the levels were well below the legal limit. 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 north-east of Tokyo, sending radioactive substances leaking into the air. 'Radiation exc...

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