Rice seedlings are planted on a trial basis in Futaba, a Fukushima Prefecture town that co-hosts the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. Photo: Kyodo Rice seedlings are planted on a trial basis in Futaba, a Fukushima Prefecture town that co-hosts the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. Photo: Kyodo
Rice seedlings are planted on a trial basis in Futaba, a Fukushima Prefecture town that co-hosts the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. Photo: Kyodo

Japan asks Hong Kong and Macau to lift food import ban as it moves to address concerns over Fukushima waste water plan

  • Japanese government says all products will pass stringent checks before being allowed to leave country
  • Country’s plan to release treated radioactive water into sea in two years has met with fierce opposition across region

Topic |   Fukushima nuclear disaster
Rice seedlings are planted on a trial basis in Futaba, a Fukushima Prefecture town that co-hosts the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. Photo: Kyodo Rice seedlings are planted on a trial basis in Futaba, a Fukushima Prefecture town that co-hosts the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. Photo: Kyodo
Rice seedlings are planted on a trial basis in Futaba, a Fukushima Prefecture town that co-hosts the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. Photo: Kyodo
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