radiation contamination


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radiation contamination

Radiation in or on a place where it is not wanted.
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Our study is subject to selection bias toward the most highly concerned individuals with obvious risk factors (i.e., 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).
Japanese farming was hit particularly hard by the tsunami, with the water leaving farmland laden with salt and oil deposits, as well as radiation contamination as a result of the leaking Fukushima nuclear plant.
The team also inspected the town of Ryozen, where some households have been designated as government evacuation advisory sites due to high radiation contamination.
inappropriate remarks about radiation contamination in Fukushima Prefecture.
The recent Fukushima, Japan, nuclear power plant radiation spill should remind everyone that the threat of radiation contamination is real.
Matsumoto, who will meet with Yang and other senior Chinese officials on Monday, will also seek further easing of restrictions on Japanese food imports imposed due to radiation contamination fears stemming from the ongoing nuclear crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, Japanese officials said.
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.