Title: Serious problem at Fukushima
Source: CBC News
Date: Aug 23, 2013
Anne Trudel, Canada’s National Laboratory for Particle and Nuclear Physics (TRIUMF): The concentration of the radioactivity here, by the time the water gets here will be much less than the already exisiting naturally occurring radioactive species that are in water.
CBC Reporter: [...] The CFIA (Canada Food Inspection Agency) hasn’t done any monitoring since last October. Some say that’s a concern for food safety.
Dr. Erica Frank, MD: There are Pacific wild salmon that migrate through the radioactive plumes that have been coming off of Fukushima. Then those fish come back to our shores and we catch them.
CBC Reporter: [...] The Canada Food Inspection Agency says it now relies on Japan for test results concerning radiation.
Published: August 24th, 2013 at 1:37 pm ET
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