• Kyodo


Trace amounts of radioactive cesium released from the crippled Fukushima No. 1 power plant have been found in bluefin tuna caught off the U.S. West Coast, according to a study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences published online Monday.

While the amounts are not considered a health hazard, the finding reflects the magnitude of the disaster, which released massive amounts of radiation into the air and sea.

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