Radioactive Contamination

Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (United Kingdom).

Reports the radionuclide concentrations in food and the environment found in the United Kingdom and assesses the public's exposure to the radiation during a specific time period.

DHHS. FDA. Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.

Guidance levels for radionuclides in domestic and imported foods.

EPA. National Air and Radiation Environmental Laboratory.

Monitors the nation's air and regularly monitors drinking water, milk and precipitation for environmental radiation. The sampling data for air filter and air cartridge, precipitation, milk, drinking water is reported in an interactive format.

WHO. International Food Safety Authorities Network (INFOSAN).

Provides basic background information on nuclear accidents and the affects radioactive contamination has in food. Topics covered include radionuclides in food, health effects, international standards and guidance and analytical methods and laboratories.

FAO. WHO. Codex Alimentarius Commission.

Explains the main principles, recommended by the Codex Alimentarius, in dealing with contaminants and toxins in food and feed. More specifically, it lists, on page 34, the maximum levels and associated sampling plans of radionuclides in food and feed and its impact on public health.