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Food Updates as of April 8, 2011

1. Rice Planting The following chart shows that there is currently no reason to place restrictions on rice planting in Ibaraki. Tests were done on soil in various parts of the prefecture and the levels are all below the 5000 … Continue reading

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Food Updates as of April 6, 2011

This chart compares the measurements taken of iodine and cesium levels in raw milk from Ibaraki yesterday (April 5) to those taken two times earlier. Levels of iodine and cesium have gone down in all cases. Iodine Hitachi Ota Mar … Continue reading

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Food Updates as of April 4, 2011

The following foods were banned from being shipped on March 21, 2011. Spinach and kakina from Fukushima, Ibaraki, Tochigi, Gunma Prefectures Raw milk from Fukushima Prefecture The following foods were banned from being shipped on March 23, 2011. Leafy vegetables … Continue reading

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Food Updates as of March 31, 2011

These charts compare the measurements taken of iodine and cesium levels in spinach, parsley, and raw milk from Ibaraki last week to those taken on March 30. Levels of iodine and cesium are going down in all cases but one … Continue reading

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Food Updates as of March 30, 2011

I went to the store today and noticed that there are shortages of the following. milk yoghurt orange juice I’m not sure why, as they were in stock earlier in the week.

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Food Updates as of March 26, 2011

According to the prefectural government, the following 24 Ibaraki products are safe to eat as of March 26, 2011. – onions, cabbage, lettuce, lotus root, Chinese cabbage (hakusai), tomatoes, strawberries, cucumbers, oriental chives (nira), mizuna, chingensai, green peppers, Japanese shallots, … Continue reading

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Food Updates as of March 23, 2011

This document shows the results of testing spinach, onions, and kakina from various locations in Tsukuba. Levels of iodine should be below 2000 Bq/kg and cesium should be below 500 Bq/kg for vegetables. Testing was done on March 22 and … Continue reading

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