Food Monitoring

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.

Kampu Citizen Food Testing Lab

Mother’s Radiation Lab Fukushima (aka: Iwaka Tarachine)

WhiteFood documents government food testing and their own independent food testing

2015 Japan Tap Water Contamination
Testing by NRA Japan of all prefectures drinking water

Japan Ministry of Health food, water & soil radiation testing (in English) with extensive reporting 

Chiba Prefecture Radiation Testing (in Japanese but translates well with Google Translate) 

Sokutei – Tokyo monitoring of food, soil, urine tests.

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

ACRO – French NGO branch in Japan does food testing. In English

CRMS – Japan citizen group doing a variety of testing including food. In Japanese, translates well with Google Translate.
CRMS now has some information in English

Japan based blog about food contamination findings

Testing Results:
December 2012 Wildlife in Fukushima found contaminated over food limits: Bear, boar, pheasant & ducks  
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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