The Miyagi prefectural government said Thursday that radioactive cesium exceeding a new state-set limit has been found in rice produced last year by a farm in the city of Kurihara [...]
The rice contained up to 240 becquerels of cesium per kilogram, against the 100-becquerel limit set by the central government, officials of the prefecture said.
It is the first time that radioactive cesium above the limit has been detected in rice grown outside Fukushima Prefecture [...] according to the officials. [...]
Published: January 10th, 2013 at 3:02 pm ET