Food safety authorities in Hong Kong found trace amounts of radioactive cesium 137 in powdered tea imported from Japan last week, according to The New York Times.
The sample tested at nearly one percent
A collaboration between two companies has developed a device for detecting radiation-contamination food. After an earthquake and tsunami damaged Japan’s Fukushima nuclear plant in 2011 and caused a significant leak of radioactive material, RIKEN Global…
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Except for some spinach, turnips and white radishes with high radiation levels caught early on by Hong Kong, “hot” food has not entered the market since last March’s earthquake and tsunami damaged a nuclear plant
The Japanese government tried to explain Wednesday how beef containing trace levels of radioactive cesium ended up reaching stores or consumers in several prefectures, and promised to step up inspections to prevent another such incident.…
Governments are stepping up scrutiny of domestic food and water supplies as radioactive material spreads from the country’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Wednesday that it was increasing its
We’ve been asking a lot of questions about radiation during the past two weeks because there is a lot of interest in the subject.
This past week we’ve seen the United States, through the
Those leafy greens from California filling America’s salad bowls are safe to eat, so stop worrying about this radiation from Japan business–OK?
That pretty much says it. At the Irvine-based Western Growers and Produce Marketing
Japanese milk and spinach just do not factor much in the U.S. food supply, but what about radioactive fish?
Five billion pounds of seafood are imported annually to the U.S. without much inspection.