Japan food contamination fears rise

Radioactive traces in food from areas near stricken nuclear plant have caused alarm.

    Food contaimination fears are growing in quake-hit Japan where a nuclear plant is leaking radiation.

    Contamination levels are increasing, and although they are not yet considered dangerous, the international market is beginning to react.

    China and Taiwan have announced extra tests on Japanese food imports, while the US has banned the import of produce from the affected zone.

    Al Jazeera''s Andrew Thomas reports from Tanohata, Japan.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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