Radioactivity in edible mushrooms

Giorg78745 giorg78745 at aol.com
Mon Mar 10 21:04:03 EST 1997


I just came acrosss a  piece of information.

A family in the French area of Vosges that ate large quantities of edible
mushrooms was found to have  ingested large quantities of radioactive
Cesium.

According to the article that radioactive cesium might have come from the
Chernobyl fallout, or being derived from the past nuclear explosions in
the atmosphere.

Might somebody tell me if the U.S.  edible mushrooms contain an
unacceptable level of radioactivity ?.

Thanks.

Giorgio Sobrero



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