Some U.S. Sushi Restaurants Testing Seafood for Radiation

Posted on April 7, 2011

CBS News reports that several sushi restaurants in California have purchased radiation detectors to test their seafood for radiation. The reaction is in response to the radiation released by Japan's Fukushima reactor. Japan recently set radiation standards for fish after a radioactive fish was found in the ocean halfway between Tokyo and the damaged Fukushima reactor.

Chef Eric Ripert is testing every piece of fish at his Le Bernardin restaurant in New York. The L.A. Times has more details on the testing going on California restaurants here.

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