23 Mar '11, 7pm

AVA halts Japan food imports

AVA halts Japan food imports

SINGAPORE: The Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority (AVA) has suspended with immediate effect, the import of milk and milk products, fruits and vegetables, seafood and meat from Japan's Fukushima, Ibaraki, Tochigi and Gunma prefectures. This comes as a precautionary measure in light of recent developments in Japan. AVA said it has received information that the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) has detected high radioactivity levels in raw milk and vegetables from the four prefectures. Japan's health ministry said on Wednesday it found radioactivity drastically exceeding legal limits set under Japan's food sanitation law, in 11 kinds of vegetable grown near the stricken Fukushima nuclear plant. The ministry added that if people ate 100 grams (four ounces) a day of the vegetable for about 10 days, they would ingest half the amount of radiation typically rece...

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