US Postpones Japanese Beef Imports Over Radiation Testing Concerns
The US has order a halt to the resumption of Japanese beef imports over concerns about Japan’s testing methods.
The US has further postponed the resumption of Japanese beef imports over concerns about Japan’s method of testing the beef.
Japan assert all the beef slotted to be exported are below official safety levels.
However, levels of radiation considered to eat in Japan now were considered to be nuclear waste requiring special disposal before Fukushima.
The move comes as tests continue to show elevated levels of radioactivity in Japanese beef and scientists have confirmed a sharp increase in genetic mutations in butterflies blasted by the Fukushima nuclear fallout.