Radioactive Iodine Found in Japanese Breast Milk

A citizen’s group, concerned about the impact of radioactive leaks from the crippled nuclear power plant on mothers and babies says trace amounts of radioactive iodine have been found in the breast milk of  four women living east or northeast of Tokyo.
The group unveiled the results on Wednesday, saying that of the samples provided by the women, the breast milk of the mother of an 8-month-old baby in Chiba Prefecture, contained the highest level of 36.3 becquerels of radioactive iodine per kilogram.


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