26 Mar '11, 12pm

Japan finds contaminated lettuce shipment

OSAKA: Lettuce contaminated with radiation above the legal limit has been found at a wholesale market in central Japan, shipped from a farm north of Tokyo, officials said Saturday. The health ministry said the level of radioactive iodine was 2,300 becquerels per kilogram, above the limit of 2,000. It was detected in red leaf lettuce shipped to Nagoya, hundreds of kilometres (miles) from a stricken nuclear plant in Fukushima prefecture. The vegetable, which came from a farm in Koga in Ibaraki prefecture, which borders Fukushima, was also found to contain 150 becquerels of caesium, which is within the safe limits. While shipments of Fukushima lettuce have been halted by the government due to radiation worries, there are no such restrictions on Ibaraki lettuce. "It's highly regrettable that we're hearing multiple reports of food items showing radiation levels about the limits...

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