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Japan to refrain from claiming safety of Japanese foods
Mainichi Shimbun ^ | 08/08/11

Posted on 08/08/2011 12:25:58 AM PDT by TigerLikesRooster

Japan to refrain from claiming safety of Japanese foods

TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Japanese Foreign Minister Takeaki Matsumoto has instructed his ministry to refrain from claiming the safety of Japanese foods, changing its stance after radiation-contamination beef was found to have been sold to consumers in Japan, sources close to the matter said Sunday.

The change is due to discoveries of radiation-contaminated meat from cattle fed rice straw laden with radioactive cesium spewed from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, which was crippled by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Japan; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: foodsafety; fukushima; radiation

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