Testing of all volume and all bags of rice

Fukushima-no Megumi Anzen Taisaku Kyogikai (council for ensuring the safety of foods produced in Fukushima)Information about radioactive material tests

Brown rice

All bags of brown rice produced in Fukushima Prefecture are tested and confirmed to be within the standard limit (100Bq/kg) prescribed in the Food Sanitation Act before shipment.

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Test results FY2016

Area: Entire Fukushima Prefecture
Test period: from August 24,2016 to August 9,2017
Number of bags tested: 10,262,420 bags

Tally results FY2016

Entire Fukushima Prefecture – 10,262,420 bags

Screening tests

Below the lower limit
of measurement(<25)
25 – 50 Bq/kg 51 – 75 Bq/kg 76 – 100 Bq/kg total
tested bags 10,261,947 417 5 0 10,262,369
rate 100% 0.0041% 0.0001% 0% 100%

Detailed tests

under 25 Bq/kg 25 – 50 Bq/kg 51 – 75 Bq/kg 76 – 100 Bq/kg over 100 Bq/kg total
tested bags 51 0 0 0 0 51
rate 0.0005% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0.0005%

*For convenience, this graph combines the results of screening tests and detailed tests. For bags of rice that have been subject to detailed tests, the results of these tests are reflected.
*The values for radioactive cesium are the totals for cesium 134 and cesium 137.
*The percentage values show the ratios to the total number of bags that were subject to screening tests and those that were subject to detailed tests. The values have been rounded to two decimal places, four decimal places, or five decimal places.

 
 

Test results FY2015

Area: Entire Fukushima Prefecture
Test period: from August 20,2015 to July 5,2017
Number of bags tested: 10,498,716 bags

Tally results FY2015

Entire Fukushima Prefecture – 10,498,716 bags

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Screening tests

Below the lower limit
of measurement(<25)
25 – 50 Bq/kg 51 – 75 Bq/kg 76 – 100 Bq/kg total
tested bags 10,497,916 645 13 1 10,498,575
rate 99.99% 0.01% 0.0001% 0.00001% 100%

Detailed tests

under 25 Bq/kg 25 – 50 Bq/kg 51 – 75 Bq/kg 76 – 100 Bq/kg over 100 Bq/kg total
tested bags 135 2 4 0 0 141
rate 0.0013% 0.00002% 0.00004% 0% 0% 0.0013%

*For convenience, this graph combines the results of screening tests and detailed tests. For bags of rice that have been subject to detailed tests, the results of these tests are reflected.
*The values for radioactive cesium are the totals for cesium 134 and cesium 137.
*The percentage values show the ratios to the total number of bags that were subject to screening tests and those that were subject to detailed tests. The values have been rounded to two decimal places, four decimal places, or five decimal places.

 
 

Test results FY2014

Area: Entire Fukushima Prefecture
Test period: from August 21,2014 to July 20,2016
Number of bags tested: 11,014,971 bags

Tally results FY2014

Entire Fukushima Prefecture – 11,014,971 bags

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Screening tests

Below the lower limit
of measurement(<25)
25 – 50 Bq/kg 51 – 75 Bq/kg 76 – 100 Bq/kg total
tested bags 11,013,018 1,910 11 1 11,014,940
rate 99.98% 0.02% 0.0001% 0.00001% 100%

Detailed tests

under 25 Bq/kg 25 – 50 Bq/kg 51 – 75 Bq/kg 76 – 100 Bq/kg over 100 Bq/kg total
tested bags 27 0 1 1 2 31
rate 0.0003% 0% 0.00001% 0.00001% 0.00002% 0.0003%

*For convenience, this graph combines the results of screening tests and detailed tests. For bags of rice that have been subject to detailed tests, the results of these tests are reflected.
*The values for radioactive cesium are the totals for cesium 134 and cesium 137.
*The percentage values show the ratios to the total number of bags that were subject to screening tests and those that were subject to detailed tests. The values have been rounded to two decimal places, four decimal places, or five decimal places.

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