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Radiation affecting Japan’s famous delicacies

CBS News) On Sunday, Japan reopened parts of the no-go zone around the Fukushima nuclear plant, but is still banning people from staying overnight.The government is also warning people to avoid hundreds of locally-produced foods that exceed safe radiation limits. CBS News correspondent Lucy Craft reports that the ban is affecting one of the country’s best-known foods.

Farmer Shinichi Sakuma, 44, proudly shows off the old-fashioned tools for creating gourmet-quality shiitake mushrooms: well water, as well as hand-cut oak logs, seeded with the mushrooms, and stacked in small greenhouses.

Now, however, the nuclear accident and the new limits on radiation in food are throwing farmers like Sakuma out of business.

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