Getting to know the current situation of Fukushima

After the East Japan East Japan Earthquake, people are always worrying about the influences of the leakage accident of Atomic Power Plant on their health. However, many regions have not been affected by the radioactive rays, where people are leading a normal life.

Radioactive ray level in Fukushima prefecture(measured on January 30, 2014)

The quantity of radioactive rays inspected in one hour in Fukushima prefecture measured on January 30, 2014 is shown in the following picture. Fukushima is the third largest prefecture, following Hokkaido and Iwate. Therefore, judging from the distribution of quantity of radioactive rays, there are the regions with high distribution of 2.880μSv near Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, and there are also regions at the same level with Tokyo and Sendai, for instance, the quantity of radioactive rays in Minamiaizu is only 0.030μSv. The unit μ(micrometer) is one millesimal of m(milli).

Food Inspection Mechanism in Fukushima Prefecture(February 28, 2014)

Fukushima prefecture conducted inspection on various stages like food production, manufacturing, processing, circulating, and consumption in accordance with the standard value of the content of the radioactive Cs in foods? “100dq in food/kg(general food)”, to guarantee the safety of foods. Therefore, foods that exceed 100Bq/kg will not be on circulation in the market.