Radiation concerns for Japan's beef supply

  1. Stacie L profile image87
    Stacie Lposted 5 years ago

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    In this Saturday, July 16 photo, cattle are fed after officials confirmed the hay were safe at a farm in Miharu, Fukushima Prefecture, northeastern Japan. Japanese government is preparing to suspend cattle shipments from Fukushima this week amid a growing tally of cows that were fed rice straw containing high levels of radioactive cesium. (AP Photo/Kyodo News) JAPAN OUT, MANDATORY CREDIT, NO LICENSING IN CHINA, FRANCE, HONG KONG, JAPAN AND SOUTH KOREA

    Tomoko A. Hosaka, Associated Press, On Sunday July 17, 2011, 3:25 pm EDT
    TOKYO (AP) -- Concerns about radiation-tainted beef intensified Sunday in Japan as officials struggled to determine the scope of the problem and prevent further contamination of the meat supply.

    The government prepared to suspend cattle shipments from Fukushima amid a growing tally of cows that fed on rice straw containing high levels of radioactive cesium. The development underscores the widespread and still-unfolding impact of the nuclear crisis at the Fukushima Dai-ichi power plant.

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    the Japanese have been through so much this year

    1. sarovai profile image63
      sarovaiposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      very sad to hear about the long term effects of radioactive elements.

  2. fit2day profile image81
    fit2dayposted 5 years ago

    The long term effects of the reactor blowing may be devastating. I hope they can bounce back and be able to combat the toxins

 
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