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EU increases radioactive limits of Japanese food
Date 04/04/2011 14:37  Author webmaster  Hits 1094  Language Global
04 APR 2011

Kevin Koerber | News Echo (Food Watch: Radioactive limits of Japanese food increases)

Berlin / Munich - The consumer organization Food Watch, in collaboration with the Environmental Institute in Munich on Tuesday informed that the EU-wide limits were increased for radioactive contamination of foodstuffs from Japan and at the same time criticize the information policy of the government.

Since last weekend the EU limit for food from affected areas in Japan, however, was significantly increased.

For example, fish oil or spices to twenty times higher their previous value on what corresponds to 12 500 becquerels per kilogram.

Federal Consumer Protection Minister Ilse Aigner (CSU) would for days on "enhanced control measures" and "special protection standards" refer to the increase in the limits they had not informed the public, however, the consumer organization.

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