Combined Cesium-134 and -137 in Samples of Tea Leaves
- Saitama: 120 becquerels per kilogram (Bq / kg)
- Kagoshima: 80 Bq/kg in
- Shizuoka: 40 Bq/kg in
Kyodo, April 5, 2012: “The new government limit for tea [is] 10 becquerels per kilogram”
Japan Today, April 2, 2012: “New tougher standards for radioactive cesium in food and drink products went into effect in Japan on Sunday [...] For drinking water and tea leaves, it is 10 becquerels per kilogram”
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Published: November 14th, 2012 at 3:00 am ET