22 Mar '11, 9pm

Radiation traces found in Japan's sea, sparking seafood concerns

Wikipedia on Chernobyl: "After the disaster, four square kilometers of pine forest in the immediate vicinity of the reactor turned reddish-brown and died, earning the name of the "Red Forest". Some animals in the worst-hit areas also died or stopped reproducing. Most domestic animals were removed from the exclusion zone, but horses left on an island in the Pripyat River 6 km from the power plant died when their thyroid glands were destroyed by radiation doses of 150–200 Sv. Some cattle on the same island died and those that survived were stunted because of thyroid damage. Of the 440,350 wild boar killed in the 2010 hunting season in Germany, over 1,000 were found to be contaminated with levels of radiation above the permitted limit of 600 bequerels, due to residual radioactivity from Chernobyl." Professor Lam said that we won't get cancer, but he didn't say we will stop pr...

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Traces of radiation found on samples of veggies (via ST iPhone App)

Traces of radiation found on samples of veggies...

straitstimes.com 25 Mar '11, 12am

The vegetables affected were mitsuba (Japanese wild parsley), nanohana (rape seed plant), mizuna (Japanese mustard) and pe...

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...

Singapore bans some Japan foods on radiation fe...

sg.news.yahoo.com 24 Mar '11, 4am

Singapore has banned the sale of some foods from four Japanese prefectures over concerns about radiation. The Agri-Food an...

Spinach with radiation 27 times more than limit...

sg.news.yahoo.com 21 Mar '11, 10am

Tokyo, Mar 21 (ANI): Spinach with radioactive iodine 27 times more than the government-regulated limit has been found in t...

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,...

Japan battles to stop radiation leak into sea

channelnewsasia.com 03 Apr '11, 7am

SENDAI, Japan : Workers at Japan's crippled nuclear plant on Sunday struggled to stop a radioactive water leak into the Pa...

Radiation spike in sea near Japan nuclear plant

Radiation spike in sea near Japan nuclear plant

channelnewsasia.com 26 Mar '11, 6am

SENDAI, Japan: Radiation levels have jumped 10-fold in days in seawater near Japan's tsunami-hit nuclear plant, officials ...

Pounding rain fuels radiation fears in Japan

channelnewsasia.com 21 Mar '11, 4am

KITAKAMI, Japan: Driving rain on Monday disrupted rescue efforts in Japan and compounded the misery of disaster survivors ...

アメリカが日本の作物の輸入をブロック!アジア諸国も福島周辺からとれた作物の輸入をブロックしてる...

todayonline.com 24 Mar '11, 2am

TOKYO - The Japanese authorities have advised against allowing infants to drink tap water in Tokyo due to raised radiation...

Radioactive traces found over north-eastern China

todayonline.com 28 Mar '11, 9pm

BEIJING - China has found traces of radioactive iodine-131 in the atmosphere above north-eastern Heilongjiang province as ...

China found two Japanese travellers arriving in...

straitstimes.com 25 Mar '11, 6am

TOKYO - CHINA found two Japanese travellers arriving with high radiation levels on Friday in the latest consequence of con...

Government says radiation level in Singapore sa...

straitstimes.com 22 Mar '11, 11pm

Pre-screening of food samples for radioactivity. -- PHOTO: HEALTH SCIENCES AUTHORITY'S APPLIED SCIENCES GROUP THE likeliho...

The Government says radiation level in Singapor...

straitstimes.com 22 Mar '11, 12pm

Pre-screening of food samples for radioactivity. -- PHOTO: HEALTH SCIENCES AUTHORITY'S APPLIED SCIENCES GROUP THE likeliho...

Radiation levels soar at Japan nuclear plant

channelnewsasia.com 27 Mar '11, 7am

KITAKAMI, Japan: Very high levels of radiation detected in water leaking from a reactor at a nuclear plant in Japan dealt ...

Food from Japan safe so far

todayonline.com 23 Mar '11, 12am

SINGAPORE - As global attention turned to the possible health risks associated with Japanese food imports, the Singapore a...