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Fukushima to relax blanket radiation testing for beef cattle via The Asahi Shimbun

FUKUSHIMA–In the absence of significant radiation levels being detected in cattle for more than six years, Fukushima Prefecture decided to switch from blanket to random safety testing. Similar moves have been seen in Iwate, Miyagi and Tochigi prefectures. Blanket inspections … Continue reading

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Distribution of radioactive cesium in edible parts of cattle via US National Library of Medicine (Animal Science Japan)

[Abstract] After the disastrous incident of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station, various agricultural, livestock and fishery products have been inspected for radioactive contamination with cesium in Japan. In this study, radioactive cesium was measured in various edible parts of … Continue reading

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