Fukushima: Wild Boar At 25,000 Bq/Kg

25,000 Bq/Kg from wild boar in Fukushima (Fukushima Diary, July 4, 2012):

Following up this article..Biological concentration in Fukushima

According to the radiation measurement of Fukushima prefecture, they measured higher radiation level than safety limit (100Bq/Kg) from 12 of 14 samples, which include wild boar from 4 cities and asiatic black bear from 3 cities.

The highest reading was 25,000 Bq/Kg from wild boar in Nihonmatsu.

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14,600 Bq/Kg In Fukushima Wild Boar

14,600 Bq/Kg from wild boar in Fukushima (Fukushima Diary, Nov. 23, 2011):

Biological concentration is catching up.

The Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare conducted radiation measurement of wild animals in Fukushima ,such as boar, bear etc..

This measurement was started from 10/3/2011.

They took 40 samples of boar. The result shows they were extremely irradiated.

Bear was also highly irradiated.

Sample from Nihonmatsushi ;676Bq/kg
Sample from Fukushimashi ; 640Bq/kg

Other animals

Common pheasant ; 402Bq/kg ~ ND
Duck ; 165Bq/kg ~ ND
Japanese deer ; 464Bq/kg ( They took only one sample but the only one sample was irradiated.)



2,200 Becquerels Per Kg Radioactive Cesium Detected In Boar Meat In Miyagi Prefecture

Radioactive cesium detected in boar meat in Miyagi Pref. (Mainichi Japan, August 20, 2011):

SENDAI (Kyodo) — Radioactive cesium at a level over four times the government-set safety limit has been detected in the meat of a wild boar captured in Kakuda city, Miyagi Prefecture, the prefectural government said Friday.

It is the first time that radioactive contamination exceeding the safety limit was found in a wild animal or bird in the northeastern Japanese prefecture, local officials said, adding they will ask people in the prefecture not to eat meat of wild animals and birds for the time being.

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