IAEA finds Japanese labs reliable in analysing fish from sea near Fukushima

Three Japanese laboratories that took part in an IAEA study produced reliable data on the level of radioactive caesium in fish caught near the Fukushima Daiichi accident site, the IAEA’s Environment Laboratories announced today.
The laboratories – the Marine Ecology Research Institute and the Japan Chemical Analysis Center in Chiba Prefecture, and the Japan Frozen Foods Inspection Corporation in Yokohama – are among those providing regular data on radioactivity levels in fish to Japanese authorities, which release the data publicly. The comparison study found no statistical differences between the results reported by the three laboratories and the IAEA’s laboratory, located in Monaco, indicating that they have the capacity to analyse fish accurately. …

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