Most foods sneaked into Taiwan from Japan radiation-free

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/03/25
By: Lung Pei-ning, Chen Ching-fang and Elizabeth Hsu

Taipei, March 25 (CNA) Tests completed on 193 of 283 food items sneaked into Taiwan from 54393323Japanese areas contaminated by radiation from the Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011 showed no traces of radioactive substances, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said Wednesday.

The 283 products, which should not have entered Taiwan because of a ban on food from the nuclear-affected Japanese prefectures of Fukushima, Ibaraki, Tochigi, Gumma and Chiba, were seized on market shelves after FDA inspectors discovered some Japanese imports carrying false labels during customs checks last month.     [FULL  STORY]