More Fukushima Rice Found to Contain Above-Limit Cesium


  • More Fukushima Rice Found to Contain Above-Limit Cesium

    Fukushima, Jan. 13 (Jiji Press)--Fukushima Prefecture said Friday that glutinous rice produced in the town of Kawamata has been found to contain radioactive cesium exceeding the state-set provisional limit of 500 becquerels per kilogram.

    The per-kilogram cesium level in the rice stood at 520 becquerels, according to prefectural government officials. Kawamata is the fourth Fukushima municipality where rice with above-limit cesium has been found, after the cities of Fukushima, Date and Nihonmatsu.

    webmasters comment:

    The last time it was about 11.000 destroyed family farms. This adds approx 3.000 to the list according to previous data.

    Source: jen.jiji.com