Title: Test shows S. Korean fisheries safe from radiation: gov’t
Date: August 2, 2013
South Korean fishery products are nearly free of radiation and safe to eat, the government said Friday, amid renewed public scare over possible contamination from radioactive leakage in Japan [...]
The results showed that 14 species tested were completely free of radiation with what the ministry called a “very small amount” of a radioactive material detected in tangleweed [Kombu (Laminaria japonica), a type of seaweed].
“A very small amount (3.65-5.25 becquerel/kilogram) of iodine was detected in six samples of tangleweed [...]
[...] concerns were recently renewed after the Japanese operator of the Fukushima nuclear power plant admitted for the first time that radioactive water has been leaking into the surrounding waters. [...]
Published: August 2nd, 2013 at 7:07 am ET