radiation contamination


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radiation contamination

Radiation in or on a place where it is not wanted.
See also: contamination
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a bias toward the most health conscious in the community who exercise additional caution against radiation contamination even though they might be at low risk).
United Kingdom (1983): Beaches near Sellafield (formerly Windscale) nuclear processing plant closed due to radiation contamination.
About 60 countries and regions reportedly have introduced import restrictions on Japanese products over radiation contamination fears.
Nevertheless, the situation in Japan, particularly mounting fears of radiation contamination of drinking water and food, has boosted Costco's business across several categories, including bottled water, toilet paper and canned meats, as Japanese consumers stock up in anticipation of another major quake.
Experts were quick to point out the two crises were vastly different in terms of radiation contamination.
Because of accumulated radiation contamination, the government is encouraging people to leave certain areas beyond a 20 km (12 mile) exclusion zone around the plant.
Everyone in her family and her friends are all fine, but she said that from what she hears, many people in Japan doubt what the government and media are announcing about radiation contamination of the air, water and food supply.
food supply comes from Japan, allowing little room for widespread radiation contamination in this country.
A number of countries imposed a ban on imports of food products from Japan, including vegetables and fruits, milk products, sea wheat and seafood, over fears of radiation contamination.
Radiation contamination is minimized by removing clothes and shoes, and gently washing the skin with soap and water.
Abu Dhabi Concerned about possible radiation contamination, Abu Dhabi authorities have ordered all border points to seize all food products from Japan and conduct the necessary tests to ensure they are safe for human consumption, a senior official told Gulf News yesterday.
Even today, many farmers in Wales cannot market their livestock because of radiation contamination from the Chernobyl nuclear disaster 25 years ago.