Skip to comments.Radioactive Japan: Food Items Exceeding New Safety Limit (100Bq/Kg)
Posted on 04/06/2012 10:29:20 AM PDT by ransomnote
Farmers in contaminated areas in Fukushima, Miyagi, Iwate, Tochigi, Ibaraki, Gunma, and Chiba continue to farm, and the government is busy setting up one PR campaign after another to appeal safety of things produced in Japan. The media do report, but unless your information comes from the net only, the news gets buried in the cacophony of mind-numbing small news of no significance on TV and print media.
Here's the list of food items that I found which exceeded the new safety limit of 100 becquerels/kg of radioactive cesium:
Shiitake mushrooms: 350 becquerels/kg from Murata-cho, Miyagi Prefecture
Bamboo shoots: 120 becquerels/kg from Kisarazu City, Chiba Prefecture; 110 becquerels/kg from Ichihara City, Chiba Prefecture
Bamboo shoots: 130 becquerels/kg from Sakae-cho, Chiba Prefecture; 170 becquerels/kg from Abiko City, Chiba Prefecture
"Komon Kasube" (common skete): 640 becquerels/kg, test fishing off the coast of Iwaki City, Fukushima
Beef: 106 becquerels/kg from Shibukawa City, Gunma Prefecture (the cattle had to eat the feed (rye) with 772 becquerels/kg of cesium...)
"Suzuki" (sea bass): 104 becquerels/kg in Sendai Bay, Miyagi Prefecture
Shiitake mushrooms: 146 becquerels/kg from Shirosato-machi, Ibaraki Prefecture; 131 becquerels/kg from Sakuragawa City, Ibaraki Prefecture
"Wakasagi" (pond smelt): 426 becquerels/kg from Akagi Onuma in Gunma Prefecture
(Excerpt) Read more at ex-skf.blogspot.com ...
"This happened last month in March, but a kindergarten in Okazaki City in Aichi Prefecture (whose governor is pushing Toyota to become the final disposal site for disaster debris ashes) served lunch to kindergarteners using dried shiitake with 1,400 becquerels/kg of radioactive cesium from Ibaraki Prefecture. "