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Cesium found in urine of Fukushima children via The Japan Times

A small amount of radioactive cesium was found in urine samples from 141 infants and young children in Fukushima Prefecture, home to the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant, a research group said Saturday.

Three samples had over 10 becquerels of cesium per kilogram, including one with 17.5 becquerels. Up to 10 becquerels were detected in the other 138 samples, the Isotope Research Institute said.

The three children found to have the highest levels of cesium were on a steady diet of home-grown vegetables, it added.

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