Chiba Clears Rice For Shipment

Rice testing in Chiba showed two locations (out of 319 sampled) that showed 46-47 becquerels/kg in the rice tested. All rice from the area has been released because it fell under the 500 bq/kg limit set by the government.

This illustration shows the locations of the two samples.

Radioactive Rice Samples in Chiba Prefecture

For comparison purposes, here is the Fukushima Radiation Contour Map.  You can see the yellow hot-spots just under the 200km circle (the outer one) at bottom-center.  This was the radiation entry path into Tokyo after the mid-March wind shift.

Fukushima Dose Contour MapChiba has also been testing seawater, as well as air, drinking water, dust and rainwater.

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