(Subscription Only) Title: Fukushima trout log radioactivity level over 100 times gov’t limit
Date: Nov. 17, 2010
A mountain trout caught in a Fukushima Prefecture river [Niida River in Minamisoma city] returned a radioactive cesium reading of 11,400 becquerels per kilogram, more than 100 times the government-set limit for food items, a survey by the Environment Ministry said Friday. [...]
The survey conducted in June and July also found 4,400 becquerels of radioactive cesium in a smallmouth bass and 3,000 becquerels in a catfish in Mano Dam in Iitate village, another municipality heavily affected by the crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant run by Tokyo Electric Power Co. [...]
See also: Asahi: Gov't worried about highly radioactive fish -- Why are radiation readings still 100s of times over official safe limits?
Published: November 16th, 2012 at 5:25 pm ET