Aeon Stores Release Independent Food Testing Results

Grocery chain Aeon has expanded their in house food testing. Aeon posted some of their results on their website with up to 5000 tests to be completed in the next 3 months. The results were in Japanese, requiring some translation. The results were somewhat expected, showing food harvested near the reactors or where the radioactive of sea dumping are thought to have concentrated as the places where contaminated food were found.

Fukushima rice “Shine” Orimase 30 bq/kg cesium 137
Fukushima rice “Koshihika” Orimase 15 bq/kg cesium 134
Non-store brand rice from other places showed none detected
Store brand rice from Shiga was below their detectible limits

Store brand produce from Gunma and Mie was all none detected with minimum levels detected listed that were below 20 bq/kg
Non – store brand produce from Chiba, Ibaraki, Saitama, Tochigi were all none detected

Store brand beef from Miyazaki, Kagoshima, Nagano, Ibaraki all under store” non-detected” limits, all under 20 bq/kg
Non-store brand beef from “North Sea” below limits of detection.

Fish from Iwate (Ofunato) – 9.3 bq/kg (C-134) and 11 bq/kg (C-137), Fish from Miyagi (Shiogama) 11 bq/kg
Fish from Miyagi (Ishinomaki) Had near 50 bq/kg cesium 134 & 137 in “Shinta”. They also list the location all fish were fished at.
Other fish and locations showed none detected.

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