26 Mar '11, 12pm

Lettuce contaminated with radiation above the legal limit has been found at a wholesale market in central Japan

Lettuce contaminated with radiation above the legal limit has been found at a wholesale market in central Japan

Imported vegetables are on sale at a supermarket in Nihonmatsu, Fukushima prefecture. 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. -- PHOTO: AFP 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 on 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 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 F...

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