Radioactive Tuna From Japan May Increase Cancer Risk

Daniel Hirsch, nuclear lecturer at the University of California, believes that radioactive tuna caught near San Diego can increase cancer risk.

Radioactive Tuna From Japan May Increase Cancer Risk 21 Radioactive Tuna From Japan May Increase Cancer RiskAccording to the research, the radioactive tuna left Japan waters about a month after the meltdown at the Fukushima nuclear power plant.

Radioactive Tuna From Japan May Increase Cancer Risk Radioactive Tuna From Japan May Increase Cancer Risk“So the concern is that not any individual person eating one tuna is going to have a problem, but that over large numbers of people, the small increase in radiation will produce a small increase in cancer risks.”

The problem lies in radioactive cesium that fish can ingest.

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