Cesium-134 & -137 Detected in initial inspection of Ibaraki Hokata Rice

Ibaraki Prefecture, on May 19, Hokota from rice collected in 23 becquerels per kilogram of radioactive cesium 134, 29 Becquerel discovered the same as 137, said on Tuesday. The cesium was detected in the first inspection of rice.

Hokota is 0.1 micro Sieverts per hour because it exceeded the amount of space radiation, was the subject of a feasibility study be performed prior to harvest.

From the city harvesting paddy in three locations on August 11, was examined, cesium was detected in rice from one place. 

Source: www.asahi.com, via 東日本大震災 – アサヒ・コム
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