11 Apr '11, 1pm

Radiation risks from Fukushima 'no longer negligible' according to CRIIRAD

RELATED ARTICLES Few Chernobyl radiation risks from Russia fires August 14, 2010 08:01 AM Low radioactivity seen heading towards N.America March 17, 2011 08:58 AM New problems at Japanese nuclear plant March 26, 2011 07:50 AM Greenpeace finds milk, berries still contaminated from Chernobyl April 3, 2011 10:15 AM The risks associated with iodine-131 contamination in Europe are no longer "negligible," according to CRIIRAD, a French research body on radioactivity. The NGO is advising pregnant women and infants against "risky behaviour," such as consuming fresh milk or vegetables with large leaves. In response to thousands of inquiries from citizens concerned about fallout from the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Europe, CRIIRAD has compiled an information package on the risks of radioactive iodine-131 contamination in Europe. ADVERTISEMENT The document, published on 7 April, ad...

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