Japanese cattle farms sell radio active beef
Japanese officials are struggling to determine the scope of the problem of radiation in the local meat supply and prevent further contamination- media report.
The straw was harvested from rice paddies after the March 11 earthquake and tsunami triggered the release of radiation from the Fukushima nuclear power plant.
Meat from the exposed cows has already reached some consumers in Japan. Eighty-four cows were shipped from five beef cattle farms in Fukushima Prefecture on Saturday. Tests confirmed they were fed with radioactive hay.