Fish with cesium near gov’t limit caught hundreds of miles from Fukushima

Published: January 19th, 2013 at 9:50 am ET
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Greenpeace tested Pacific cod from Hokkaido in November 2012, results translated by Fukushima Diary:

  • Origin: Hokkaido (Japan’s northernmost prefecture)
  • Sold at: Uny Totsuka Yokohama
  • Cesium-134: 27 becquerels per kilogram (Bq/kg)
  • Cesium-137: 51 Bq/kg
  • Total: 78 Bq/kg (Gov’t Limit: 100 Bq/kg)

See also: Pacific cod fish shipments in Aomori suspended, 200 miles from Fukushima -- "High levels of radioactive caesium found"

Published: January 19th, 2013 at 9:50 am ET
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