LetterJun 1, 2012
Fukushima Fish Fallout
Contaminated fish, debris off West Coast raise concerns about long-term impacts of Fukushima disaster on Pacific seafood
WASHINGTON (June 1, 2012) – Responding to reports of fish and debris off the West Coast contaminated from the Fukushima nuclear meltdowns in Japan, Rep. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) today sent letters to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) querying the agencies about their efforts to ensure seafood safety and protect public health.