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Estimation of dietary intake of radioactive materials by total diet methods.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  25212819     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Radioactive contamination in foods is a matter of great concern after the Tokyo Electric Power Company's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant disaster caused by the Great East Japan Earthquake. In order to estimate human intake and annual committed effective dose of radioactive materials, market basket and duplicate diet samples from various areas in Japan were analyzed for cesium-134 ((134)Cs), -137 ((137)Cs), and natural radionuclide potassium-40 ((40)K) by γ-ray spectroscopy. Dietary intake of radioactive cesium around Fukushima area was somewhat higher than in other areas. However, maximum committed effective doses obtained by the market basket and duplicate diet samples were 0.0094 and 0.027 mSv/year, respectively, which are much lower than the maximum permissible dose (1 mSv/year) in foods in Japan.
Authors:
Yoshinori Uekusa; Hiromi Nabeshi; Tomoaki Tsutsumi; Akiko Hachisuka; Rieko Matsuda; Reiko Teshima
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Shokuhin eiseigaku zasshi. Journal of the Food Hygienic Society of Japan     Volume:  55     ISSN:  1882-1006     ISO Abbreviation:  Shokuhin Eiseigaku Zasshi     Publication Date:  2014  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-09-12     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0142214     Medline TA:  Shokuhin Eiseigaku Zasshi     Country:  Japan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  177-82     Citation Subset:  IM    
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