Japanese authorities have imposed a ban on the export of radiation-contaminated mushrooms

The Japanese government announced the closure of the supply of edible mushrooms from Fukushima prefecture. As local authorities Prefecture, radioactive cesium in mushrooms grown in Fukushima is contained in doses several times prevyschayuschih norm.
Cesium is found in large quantities in industrial waste incinerated for disposal. Moreover, such results are obtained not only for the Fukushima, but also for neighboring prefectures — Chiba and Iwate. Rate of exposure to 8 thousand becquerels, reports a source in the Ministry of Environment of Japan, have been exceeded by 1.4 times for Chiba and up to 18 times to Fukushima.
Also in the report said that the disposal of waste coming from affected areas will be taken under special control, to keep the soil from possible contamination. Japanese Ministry of Health explained that the rate of radiation exposure of 8 thousand becquerels per kilogram of body weight on the basis of approved permissible value of radiation for adults, which is 1 millisievert per year.
Closing of the food supply from Japan, however, does not mean abandoning the possibility of sample traditional Japanese cuisine. The specialty restaurants and cafes will continue to work, but to meet their visitors safe meals from local products, such as cafes Yaposha.
Recall that the contamination of the eastern coast of Japan, is the consequence of a nine earthquake that struck the area March 11, 2011, resulting in two damaged reactor plant "Fukushima-1". Radiation reached the soil and seawater.

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