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Title: Standards for the Tolerance of Atomic Dust and Radioactivity Contamination in Foods CH
Amended Date: 2016-01-18
Category: Ministry of Health and Welfare(衛生福利部)
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Article 1
The Standards are established in accordance with the provisions of the second paragraph of Article 15 of the Act Governing Food Safety and Sanitation.
Article 2
The tolerances of atomic dust and radioactivity contamination in foods:
┌───────────────┬───────┬──────┐
│ \ Radioactive nucleus│131I │134Cs+137Cs │
│ \ │ │ │
│Food category │ │ │
├───────────────┼───────┼──────┤
│Milk and Milk products │55 Bq/kg │50Bq/kg │
├───────────────┼───────┼──────┤
│Infant foods │55 Bq/kg │50Bq/kg │
├───────────────┼───────┼──────┤
│Soft drink and bottled water │100Bq/kg │10Bq/kg │
├───────────────┼───────┼──────┤
│Other foods (1)(2) │100Bq/kg │100Bq/kg │
├───────────────┴───────┴──────┤
│Note. The standards apply to a nuclear or radiological │
│contamination, which includes both accidents and malevolent │
│actions. │
│(1)Dry foods intended to be consumed in a reconstituted │
│ state (e.g.,dried products of mushrooms, seaweeds, fish, │
│ shellfish and vegetables)shall apply to the tolerancefor │
│ "Other foods" after reconstitute to ready-to-eat │
│ state.Foods intended to be consumed in a dried state │
│ (e.g.,nori,niboshi, dried cuttlefish, raisin)shall │
│ directly apply to the tolerance for "Other foods". │
│(2)For tea leaves, a liquid extract obtained after brewing │
│ process shall apply to the tolerance for "Soft drink and │
│ bottled water". │
└──────────────────────────────┘
Article 3
The Standards shall be implemented from the date of promulgation.
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