Japan’s Radiation Tests Raise Concerns Over Food Safety

Japan’s Radiation Tests Raise Concerns Over Food Safety

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A farmer sits beside spinach in his greenhouse in Hokota city, Ibaraki prefecture, Japan. Products including spinach, mushrooms, bamboo shoots, tea, milk, plums and fish have been found to be contaminated with cesium and iodine as far as 360 kilometers from the station. Contamination was detected in 347 food samples from eight prefectures by June 9.