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).
food manufacturers importing products or ingredients from Japan to be diligent in their efforts to curb potential radiation contamination.
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.
Authorities there ordered everyone to go indoors to guard against possible radiation contamination.
12, 2011 (TAP) - Japan warned of a meltdown on Saturday at a nuclear reactor damaged when a massive earthquake and tsunami struck the Northeast coast, but said the risk of radiation contamination was small.
Japan earlier in the day warned of a meltdown at a reactor at the plant, damaged when a massive earthquake and tsunami struck the northeast coast, but said the risk of radiation contamination was small.
The radiation contamination has led to hospitalisation of 55 employees.
The former wife of a Russian businessman is being tested for radiation contamination surrounding the fatal poisoning of ex-spy Alexander Litvinenko, along with three of her relatives.
Two hotels used by the Russians in the weeks before meeting Litvinenko, 43, show radiation contamination.