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Radiation risks from Fukushima Nuclear Plant ‘no longer negligible’

The risks associated with iodine-131 contamination in Europe are no longer “negligible,” according to CRIIRAD, a French research body on radioactivity. The NGO is advising pregnant women and infants against “risky behaviour,” such as consuming fresh milk or vegetables with large leaves. Background After the radioactive cloud emanating from Japan’s stricken Fukushima nuclear power plant┬áreached […]

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Japanese radiation found in Canadian water

Radioactive traces from the crippled Japanese nuclear plant in Fukushima have been found in water in the Canadian city of Vancouver. But the levels were extremely low, according to the Canadian Health Ministry and well-known experts in the Pacific province of British Colombia. “Levels of radioactive Iodine-131 rose seven days after the reactor accident in […]

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