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Radiation In Green Tea

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Is green tea from Japan contaminated with radiation?
Green tea radiation contamination - cup of green tea
Answer:
Since the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant accident in 2011, radiation levels in foods and beverages in Japan have been closely monitored, and there is currently no indication of excessive levels of radiation in green tea. See the ConsumerTips section of the Green Tea Review for more details.

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