Monday, April 11, 2011

China bans some food from Japan

Monday, April 11, 2011

The measures were announced on the same day Chinese officials said that she had detected radioactivity increases on a Japanese merchant ship that was docked in the South-Eastern China. Further along the coast, two Japanese tourists who came early in the week are "abnormal" have high radiation output.

Officials not specified, the extent of the pollution and it said no threat to the public, but China's anxiety about the possible effects of the nuclear crisis of Japan highlighted the episodes. Last week, fears about the spread toxicity prompted one salt buying panic among Chinese in the mistaken belief that it could protect them from radiation sickness.

The concerns are not only China. In the two weeks since countries including the United States, have an earthquake and devastating tsunami which hit Fukushima plant, Russia, Australia, Singapore and South Korea specific banned Japanese products or announced increased surveillance of imports, which have been contaminated by radioactive emissions from the installation concerned could. Taiwan has limited also imports.

Although it blocked some reported instances of contamination outside of Japan, on Thursday Hong Kong shipments of radishes and spinach from the five prefectures closest to the plant, after detecting the levels of emissions in some batches as much as 10 times higher than allowed.

Posted a statement on its Web site China's General Administration for quality supervision said, to step up inspection and quarantine that it temporarily, would restrict dairy products, vegetables and fish from the five prefectures during the checks on foods from all over Japan.

The case of Japanese airline passengers questions were more than answered. According to health officials the passengers landed in the eastern city of Wuxi on Wednesday have been found and has the levels of emissions, which "seriously exceeded standards." But they said that the contamination was not a threat to the tourists for the public and the two given iodine tablets and been released after their luggage was and clothing had been "decontaminated," the Agency said.

As for the Japanese ship city of Xiamen in the province of Fujian said Friday officials in the port, that she "abnormally" readings on board a ship had found radiation, Xinhua, the State news agency said.

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