Singapore bans some Japan foods on radiation fears
Singapore has banned the sale of some foods from
four Japanese prefectures over concerns about radiation.
The Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority said in a statement
Thursday thatit stopped the sale of milk, milk products, fruits,
vegetables, seafood and meat from Fukushima, Ibaraki, Tochigi and
The AVA said it was following similar measures by the U.S. and
Australia after Japan's health ministry said high radioactivity
levels had been detected in raw milk and veetables from the four
The affected foods were found near the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear
power plant that has been leaking radiation since being critically
damaged in the earthquake and tsunami March 11.
Selected comments will be published in the Readers’ Forum page of our print newspaper.