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Dr. Tsubokura's Radiation Lecture Vol.12

Author: Masaharu Tsubokura

Editors: Akihiko Ozaki M.D., Yuki Senoo

23. What Is The Risk of Uninspected Ingredients?

The primary cause of internal exposure is the consumption of radiation-contaminated food. Food from the market is exceptionally safe.

On the other hand, internal exposure increases in the case of eating food with shipping restrictions on a daily basis without making those food inspected at all. The results of the previous examinations show that the risk of having the high level of internal contamination is extremely low.

Causal behaviors are limited accordingly: growing mushrooms with highly contaminated logs; hunting wild boars and mountain birds in evacuation zones, and fishing every day in contaminated ponds.Moreover, if those causal behaviors are not carried out on a daily basis, his/her internal exposure would not elevate so much.