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Friday, 12 July 2013

Bio-Accumulation: Don't eat the fish.. what's next?


High Levels Of Radioactive Substance Found In Fish Caught Off Japanese Coast

7/12/2013 12:38 AM ET
Japanese researchers have found high levels of radioactive cesium in fish caught off Hitachi in Ibaraki prefecture, northeast of Tokyo, early this month.
Prefectural officials said 1,037 becquerels of cesium were discovered per kilogram in Japanese sea-bass, which is more than ten times of the safety limit set by the government, Japanese news reports said on Friday.
It was the third highest level of cesium found in marine products in the region since April 2011 -- one month after the Fukushima nuclear accident. The officials were in the dark why such a high dose was detected more than two years after the accident, reports the NHK public broadcaster

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So here it comes.

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