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06 April 2011

Japan sets new radiation safety level for seafood

The Japanese government set its first radiation safety standards for fish after reports of radioactive contamination in seawater measuring at several million times the legal limit.

The government set its first radiation safety standards for fish after Japan's tsunami-ravaged nuclear plant reported radioactive contamination in nearby seawater measuring at several million times the legal limit.

Government says the fish is safe

 
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