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Food monitoring in Japan has been ongoing from a variety of sources including the national government, local governments and citizen groups. We have listed below some of the known reporters of food contamination. If you know of one we should add please let us know.

Japan Ministry of Health food, water & soil radiation testing (in English) with extensive reporting
http://www.mhlw.go.jp/english/topics/2011eq/index.html 

Chiba Prefecture Radiation Testing (in Japanese but translates well with Google Translate)
http://www.pref.chiba.lg.jp/kouhou/saigai/h23touhoku-houshasen.html 

Sokutei – Tokyo monitoring of food, soil, urine tests.
http://www.sy-sokutei.info/

Security Tokyo does some food testing including US imports to Japan. In Japanese but translates well. They have found contamination in US produced foods.
http://securitytokyo.com/  

ACRO – French NGO branch in Japan does food testing. In English
http://www.acro.eu.org/OCJ_en.html

CRMS – Japan citizen group doing a variety of testing including food. In Japanese, translates well with Google Translate.
http://www.crms-jpn.com/cat/mrdatafood.html
CRMS now has some information in English http://en.crms-jpn.com/

Japan based blog about food contamination findings
http://matome.naver.jp/odai/2136262233964826301

Testing Results:
December 2012 Wildlife in Fukushima found contaminated over food limits: Bear, boar, pheasant & ducks http://www.fukuleaks.org/web/?p=8611  
List of embargoed food from Ministry of Health includes many freshwater fish Dec2012EmbargoedFoods
Tested wildlife in Tohoku Emergency_monitoring_test_results_in_English
Same in Japanese DecWildGame2012_2r9852000002qlmg
Ministry statement about contaminated wildlife and rivers MiyagiBearBoar

 

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