23 Mar '11, 6am

Radiation exceeding the level safe for infants was detected in Tokyo's tap water, a city official said

Radiation exceeding the level safe for infants was detected in Tokyo's tap water, a city official said

Japan Ground Self-Defense Force members carry boxes containing drinking water. Elevated levels of radioactive iodine exceeding a level safe for infant consumption was detected in Tokyo's tap water. -- PHOTO: AP OSAKA - RADIOACTIVE iodine that exceeds the level considered safe for infants has been detected in Tokyo's tap water, a city official said on Wednesday, advising parents not to give it to their babies. On Saturday, abnormal levels of radioactive iodine had already been detected in the water in Tokyo and in Fukushima prefecture, home to a nuclear power plant critically damaged in the March 11 earthquake and tsunami. The finding in Tokyo is likely to fuel public safety fears about possible contamination from the plant. Radioactive substances have leaked into the air since the dual disaster, which knocked out the plant's reactor cooling systems. 'Under government guide...

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