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Tuesday, 10 December 2013

Rice from Fukushima served in govt. dining room. Look at all the Happy faces.....


An event has been held in Tokyo to demonstrate the safety of rice grown in areas that have been evacuated around the Fukushima nuclear power plant.

Rice was cultivated in several decontaminated fields in Yamakiya District in Kawamata Town and Iitate Village as part of a test. The 2 areas were designated as evacuation zones after the 2011 nuclear accident.

Officials from Fukushima Prefecture say no radioactive materials were detected in any of the harvested rice.

540 kilograms of the rice will be served in a government office complex in Tokyo for 9 days from Monday.

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