Three years after the meltdowns at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant, fears and rumors still circulate among people both inside and outside of Fukushima Prefecture over radiation contamination of food.

Surveys and experts, however, concur that available data indicate there are no alarm signals concerning human health, at least for now.

A Fukushima-based consumers' cooperative has been monitoring levels of radioactive materials contained in meals actually cooked and eaten at hundreds of households in Fukushima Prefecture over the past three years.