Cesium detected in breast milk

Japan admits daily radioactive release from Fukushima at 154 trillion Becquerels, many times higher than previously announced — Nuclear commission blames calculation error

Now at 154 trillion becquerels a day

Almost half of Japanese women tested show radioactive iodine-131 in breast milk — Highest contamination found 150 miles from Fukushima

“We want the government to conduct an extensive investigation swiftly”

Radioactive iodine found in breast milk near Tokyo — Mother of 8-month old baby has 980 pCi/kg

Kyodo, April 20, 2011

Radiation at No. 2 spent fuel pool millions of times above normal & thousands of times higher than troubled No. 4 pool

State and city NOT testing drinking water for radioactivity because of EPA — EPA is “taking the lead”

Nuclear Expert: Iodine-131 in No. 4 pool suggests that “spent fuel has started its own chain reaction”

“As workers pour water into unit 4… they might essentially be creating a nuclear reactor”

Radioactive cesium levels continue to rise in milk from San Francisco Bay Area

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UCB Milk Sampling Results, University of California, Berkeley Department of Nuclear Engineering:

Iodine-131 in No. 4 spent fuel pool at 22,000 times above normal

Wall Street Journal, April 14, 2011

Nuclear professor “surprised” by radioactive seaweed south of Seattle — “I guess I was assuming it wouldn’t reach this far, but it did”

Cesium and iodine both at least 600% above EPA’s maximum contaminant level in Hawaii milk

Milk sample in Hilo, Hawaii collected April 4, 2011

Human embryos in US likely bioaccumulating radioactive iodine, cesium, and strontium says physician who taught at Harvard Med School

“Fukushima reactors are still out of control and hold 10 times more nuclear fuel than there was at Chernobyl”

Phoenix milk sample exceeds EPA’s maximum contaminant level for radioactive iodine-131

“Milk Contamination At EPA Maximum”

Should Canada be concerned about radiation from Fukushima? Doctors, local officials say yes

Radiation level quadruples over two day period in water north of Fukushima (VIDEO)

NHK, April 8, 2011

Canada: Local official advising residents not to drink rainwater after tests find increasing radioactivity — Under pressure from Gov’t to stop testing

“Many elders in the community like to make their tea with rainwater and others have rainwater systems that supply their homes”

US Government statements about safe radiation “actually undermine confidence” — Total I-131 and Cs-137 from Fukushima now appear to rival Chernobyl

“It is lamentable that the U.S. government is not speaking with a coherent, science-based voice on the risks of radiation,” said Dr. Makhijani

Professor at Kyoto University’s nuclear institute changes mind: I’ve started to think fission has happened again… re-criticality

Akira Hiroshi Koide reactor Kyoudai “critical potential” re-listen cause full text, MBS Mainichi Broadcasting (Osaka), April 6, 2011

Former DOE official criticizes UC Berkeley professor for comparing ingestion of radioactive iodine to air travel

A person would have to drink 134 liters of the rainwater with the highest radiation levels to equal the average radiation exposure from flying cross-country – Kai Vetter, UC Berkeley professor of nuclear engineering and his colleagues

Doctor: Fukushima’s effects may be worse than those suffered in Chernobyl — “Anti-radiation” herbs like turmeric can help

Dr. Romeo Quijano of the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology at UP Manila spoke during a meeting of the Senate committee on health

Vancouver seaweed 4 times higher than international limit for iodine-131 in food by March 28 — Levels increasing

March 22 it was 310 Bq per kilogram; and by March 28 it was 380 Bq/kg

Maryland senior scientist: “Very surprised” over radioactive iodine-131 findings — “A fat red bar” on graph never seen before

On the lookout for radiation in Maryland, Baltimore Sun, April 4, 2011