Food products from radiation-hit regions ‘safe’: AEC

The China Post
Date: March 27, 2015
By: Katherine Wei

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Out of the 365 food products from radiation stricken regions in Japan, at

An official of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) holds up information the administration has gathered regarding the supposed food scandals in Taipei, yesterday. (CNA)

An official of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) holds up information the administration has gathered regarding the supposed food scandals in Taipei, yesterday. (CNA)

least 333 items were pronounced radiation-safe by the Atomic Energy Council (AEC) after a detailed examination yesterday.

The products were imported from Fukushima, Ibaraki, Tochigi, Gunma and Chiba prefectures in Japan, all of which have been affected by the nuclear accident caused by the earthquake that rocked the nation in 2011. The goods came into Taiwan with labels claiming false points of origin; the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and local government branch offices have ordered all suspicious products to be removed from stores and retailers to prevent further misunderstandings.     [FULL  STORY]