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Test Results Back After FDA Tests Fish for Radiation
Anchorage - The latest radiation results are in on whether or not Alaska seafood has been effected by radiation from the Fukushima Plant.
Recent testing by the FDA on salmon, halibut, sablefish and cod found no radiation.
This testing was especially important for Alaskans, where some people may consume up to 250 pounds of fish a year.
"That is highly relevant to Alaska because we have (the) Alaska native population and some others who really rely on fish and marine mammals for their livelihoods, for their regular diet, so it is kind of important," said Dr. Ali Hamade who is an Environmental Public Health Program Manager.
Water and mammal tissue were also tested and no health concerns were found.