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Japan’s Foreign Minister: Stop Claiming Food is Safe

Wednesday, 10 August 2011 05:34

‘Foreign Minister Takeaki Matsumoto has committed an about-face on policy by telling his ministry to refrain from vouching for the safety of Japanese food.

The contaminated meat is coming from cattle that were fed rice straw contaminated with cesium isotopes ejected by the disaster-crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant.The ministry stance changed after radiation-tainted beef was found to have been sold to consumers nationwide, sources said.’

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