Food contamination fears spread


Food contamination has become a worry in a few areas in Japan. Cases of contaminated vegetables and milk have already stoked anxiety despite assurances from officials that the levels are not dangerous.

Outside the country, some governments are taking safety precautions, screening food imports from Japan for radiation.

On Monday, South Korea began to inspect all livestock and fisheries products imported from Japan for radiation contamination. In the past, they inspected random samples.

Elsewhere, Hong Kong is also seeing heightened worries about contaminated food, as Andrew Woods now reports.

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