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Results of inspections on radioactivity levels in Livestock products

In relation to the accident occurred at the nuclear plant in Fukushima Prefecture, relevant prefectural governments have implemented inspections on radioactive materials in food, including livestock products.

This data sheet is a compilation of individual test results shown in the corresponding press releases (in Japanese), by prefectural governments, available at the website of each prefecture or Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW). The related information of the MHLW


1. Milk and Milk Products

2. Meat and Hen Eggs

"The distribution of raw milk produced in Fukushima and Ibaraki Prefectures exceeding the provisional regulation value were restricted. However, since the safety of raw milk was comfirmed, the restrictions were cancelled in whole area of Ibaraki and some areas of Fukushima. Hence, raw milk exceeding the provisional regulation value will not be distributed in the domestic market nor will it be shipped for export. In addition, no samples of raw milk, including those from the restricted area, detected over the levels set by the Government of Japan and/or Codex after March 23, as of July 1.

Note: The informations on the cancellation of instruction to restrict distribution of foods can be found on the website of Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW). The related information of the MHLW website:


Radioactivity over the standards by GOJ is not detected from any samples from meat and hen eggs as of 1 July, 2011.