Almost half of Japanese women tested show radioactive iodine-131 in breast milk — Highest contamination found 150 miles from Fukushima

“We want the government to conduct an extensive investigation swiftly”

San Francisco Bay Area milk shows highest Iodine-131 found in U.S. since the Fukushima crisis began


Highest Yet: UCB finds 13+ pCi/l of Cesium-137 in store-bought milk from San Francisco Bay Area


Radioactive iodine found in breast milk near Tokyo — Mother of 8-month old baby has 980 pCi/kg

Kyodo, April 20, 2011

Radioactive cesium levels continue to rise in milk from San Francisco Bay Area


UCB Milk Sampling Results, University of California, Berkeley Department of Nuclear Engineering:

Top Hawaii health official calls out Forbes’ journalist for reporting Hilo milk exceeds EPA radiation level… then admits he is “technically correct”

Honolulu Star Advertiser, April 12, 2011

Amount of radiation in 3 gallons of milk from Hilo, Hawaii surpasses annual maximum contaminant level set by EPA

Cesium and iodine both at least 600% above EPA’s maximum contaminant level in Hawaii milk

Milk sample in Hilo, Hawaii collected April 4, 2011

Independent French radiation commission warns Europe that health risk from Fukushima fallout is “no longer negligible” — Says US west coast has 8-10 times more contamination

The document, published on 7 April, advises against consuming rainwater and says vulnerable groups such as children and pregnant or breastfeeding women should avoid consuming vegetables with large leaves, fresh milk and creamy cheese

Arkansas milk 300% above EPA’s maximum contaminant level for radioactive iodine-131… 11 days ago

EPA: New Radiation Highs in Little Rock Milk, Forbes blog

Cesium-137 levels in Vermont milk at 66% of maximum contaminant level allowed by EPA

“Cesium-137 has been found in American milk—in Montpelier, Vermont—for the first time since the Japan nuclear disaster began”

Phoenix milk sample exceeds EPA’s maximum contaminant level for radioactive iodine-131

“Milk Contamination At EPA Maximum”

Cesium-134 and 137 found in US food supply; Organic milk bought in San Francisco Bay Area

UCB Milk Sampling Results, University of California, Berkeley Department of Nuclear Engineering

Enraged nuclear expert: “I’m personally furious at the government for this misleading information” that downplays ingesting milk with iodine-131

“No mother should ever have to wonder if the milk she feeds her child might be harmful”

Radiation from Japan Found in Milk from Washington — EPA, FDA “stepping up nationwide monitoring”

Bloomberg, March 30, 2011 at 6:04 pm EDT