Indonesia suspends importing fish from Japan

09:48, March 24, 2011      

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Indonesian Fishery Minister Fadel Muhammad said on Wednesday that the government has temporarily suspended importing fish from Japan due to concern over the impact of nuclear radiation.

The minister said that Indonesia's waters were safe from possible spread of the radiation.

The decision came after the government carried out check on imported fish from Japan.

Though there has been no evidence that fish from Japan has been contaminated by the radiation, the minister said that the decision aims at convincing the Indonesian consumers.

Source: Xinhua
 
 
     
 
 
 
     
 
 
 
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