Month: May 2011

Month: May 2011

Japan Officials Debate Whether Contaminated Tea is Dangerous
May 17, 2011 Data Dan Bolton

KANAGAWA, Japan No contaminated tea is shipping from Japan but agricultural and commerce ministers now question the current radioactivity threshold. Authorities halted the ichibancha (first flush) harvest in the vicinity of Minamiashigara last week after tests at five municipalities in Kanagawa Prefecture showed cesium readings greater than 500 Bq/kg (becquerels per kilogram). Additional tests this week are expected

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