24 Mar '11, 12am

Australia halts Japan food imports

SYDNEY: Australia on Thursday ordered a halt to food imports from areas of Japan near a crisis-hit nuclear plant that has leaked radiation, but insisted the risk to Australian consumers was negligible. Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) said a holding order had been put in place for Australia as a precaution on all foods originating from the Japanese prefectures of Fukushima, Gunma, Ibaraki and Tochigi. Their major production is in milk, milk products, fresh fruit and vegetables, and both fresh and frozen seaweed and seafood. The move follows a similar bar by the United States and the Chinese territory of Hong Kong, but does not apply to New Zealand. FSANZ, a bi-national government agency, said its decision was consistent with other countries. "FSANZ has requested the Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service to institute a holding order for all foods of inter...

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straitstimes.com 26 Mar '11, 2pm

Pre-screening of food samples for radioactivity. AVA will extend its suspension on the import of fruits and vegetables. --...