25 Mar '11, 12am

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

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

The vegetables affected were mitsuba (Japanese wild parsley), nanohana (rape seed plant), mizuna (Japanese mustard) and perilla leaf. They contained higher than usual levels of iodine-131, cesium-134 and cesium-137. --PHOTO: AVA FOUR shipments of Japanese vegetables which arrived in Singapore will be destroyed after traces of radioactive contaminants were found in samples from them. The produce arrived on Wednesday from Tochigi, Ibaraki, Chiba and Ehime prefectures, said the Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority (AVA) at a press conference on Thursday night. The vegetables affected were mitsuba (Japanese wild parsley), nanohana (rape seed plant), mizuna (Japanese mustard) and perilla leaf. They contained higher than usual levels of iodine-131, cesium-134 and cesium-137. All the vegetables, totalling 144kg, were recalled successfully, except for 200g which had gone to a restau...

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