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Friday, March 25, 2011

Singapore finds radioactivity in imported Japan vegetables

Now Singapore reporting low levels of radiation found in imported vegetables from Japan. Article via Reuters :

" Singapore said on Thursday its authorities had found low levels of radioactive contaminants in four samples of vegetables imported from Japan.

It said samples of wild parsley, rapeseed plant, mustard and perilla leaf were found to have elevated levels of radiation, although an adult would have to consume 3.5 kg (7.7 lb) of these vegetables to receive a similar amount of radiation as one X-ray.

The contaminated samples were imported from the affected prefectures of Tochigi and Ibaraki, as well as Chiba and Ehime which are outside the affected areas."

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