Bloomberg on Cesium Found in Baby Food: Made near Tokyo, in Saitama — First detected on Dec. 3 — Japan’s largest infant formula supplier recalling 400,000 cans

Published: December 6th, 2011 at 3:14 am ET
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Meiji Holdings Slumps After Cesium Reported in Baby Food, Bloomberg By Kanoko Matsuyama, Dec. 6, 2011:

  • Japan’s largest supplier of infant formula
  • Voluntarily recalling 400,000 cans
  • Levels of cesium found in the 850-gram cans of baby milk powder are within safe limits and pose no health risk, the Tokyo-based company [Meiji] said
  • The product may have been contaminated by cesium in the air, it said
  • The product was made in Saitama prefecture, north of Tokyo, it said
  • Cesium-137 and cesium-134 were first detected in the Meiji milk product on Dec. 3 and were found again on Dec. 4, the company said
Published: December 6th, 2011 at 3:14 am ET
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