Japanese Swap Fish for Burgers on Radiation Contamination Fe

Japanese Swap Fish for Burgers on Radiation Contamination Fe

Toshiyuki Aizawa/Bloomberg

Women look at fresh fish in a supermarket in Tokyo. The detection of cobalt, iodine and cesium in the sea near the stricken Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear plant north of Tokyo this week hurt fish sales in the world’s second-biggest seafood market. Shoppers ignored government reassurances that their food and water supplies were safe even as countries from Australia to the U.S. restricted food imports from Japan on fears of radioactive contamination.