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UK | Japanese rice to be tested for radioactive cesium

August 1, 2011


UK | REUTERS | 1 August 2011 (Reuters) – More than a dozen regional governments in Japan will conduct tests to determine whether locally grown rice contains too much radioactive cesium, farm ministry officials said on Monday, as food safety worries spill into the country’s traditional staple. Public fears over radiation in food have grown after the […]

Indie | Food Allergy Research Laboratories Report Shows High Levels of Cesium in Kashiwa, Japan Soil

July 21, 2011


Indie | FAIREWINDASSOCIATES | 21 July 2011 asuperdry+Lab+Test+RL11071201

GERMANY | UN nuclear safety meeting implies criticism of Japan

June 20, 2011


GERMANY | DEUTSCHE WELLE |20 June 2011 Nuclear safety agreements are currently non-binding The disaster at Japan’s Fukushima nuclear plant has prompted a worldwide rethink on the safety of nuclear power. Now the United Nations nuclear watchdog has called for strengthened standards at a conference in Vienna. The head of the United Nations’ nuclear watchdog […]

UK | Nuclear fuel has melted through base of Fukushima plant

June 9, 2011


UK | TELEGRAPH | 1:06AM BST 09 Jun 2011 The findings of the report, which has been given to the International Atomic Energy Agency, were revealed by the Yomiuri newspaper, which described a “melt-through” as being “far worse than a core meltdown” and “the worst possibility in a nuclear accident.” A spokesman for Tokyo Electric Power […]

JAPAN | NISA doubles early fallout estimate

June 6, 2011


JAPAN | JAPAN TIMES | Tuesday, June 7, 2011 NISA on Monday more than doubled its estimate of the radioactive material ejected into the air in the early days of the Fukushima nuclear crisis to 770,000 terabecquerels. The nuclear safety agency also issued its own assessment of the cores in reactors 1, 2 and 3 at […]

NUCLEAR | Full text of IAEA’s preliminary summary of its fact-finding mission to Japan

June 2, 2011


Full text of IAEA’s preliminary summary of its fact-finding mission to Japan

Germany | Tens of thousands of Germans take to the streets in anti-nuclear protest

March 13, 2011


GERMANY | DEUTSCHE WELLE | March 13, 2011 (Deutsche Welle) Chancellor Angela Merkel defended her government’s policy of extending the lifespan of nuclear power plants in Germany as angry protesters formed a 40,000-strong human chain against atomic power. Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government has come under fire for extending the lifespans of Germany’s nuclear power stations, in […]