Democratic Underground Latest Greatest Lobby Journals Search Options Help Login
Google

Radiation fears stop imports of Japanese food

Printer-friendly format Printer-friendly format
Printer-friendly format Email this thread to a friend
Printer-friendly format Bookmark this thread
This topic is archived.
Home » Discuss » Topic Forums » Environment/Energy Donate to DU
 
Fledermaus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Mar-21-11 06:53 PM
Original message
Radiation fears stop imports of Japanese food
As worries over radiation from the damaged nuclear reactors in Japan continue to spread, some local major retailers have stopped importing select seafood products from Japan in response to consumer worries.

Other nations have also expressed concerns about Japanese food products being affected by radiation from the damaged nuclear facility in Fukushima.

Lotte Mart, the third-largest discount store chain in Korea, said yesterday that it will cease sales of whole pollack starting today. In Korea, whole pollack is almost exclusively imported from Japan.

The safety was confirmed while clearing customs, but consumer concerns that the shipment might have been exposed to radiation continued to mount, said a Lotte Mart official. Lotte Mart has decided to sell whole pollack only until when the existing inventory is expected to run out.

http://joongangdaily.joins.com/article/view.asp?aid=293...
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 

Home » Discuss » Topic Forums » Environment/Energy Donate to DU

Powered by DCForum+ Version 1.1 Copyright 1997-2002 DCScripts.com
Software has been extensively modified by the DU administrators


Important Notices: By participating on this discussion board, visitors agree to abide by the rules outlined on our Rules page. Messages posted on the Democratic Underground Discussion Forums are the opinions of the individuals who post them, and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Democratic Underground, LLC.

Home  |  Discussion Forums  |  Journals |  Store  |  Donate

About DU  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy

Got a message for Democratic Underground? Click here to send us a message.

© 2001 - 2011 Democratic Underground, LLC