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Radiation in Japan; food, water crisis, massive decontamination efforts

Dairy farmer Kenichi Hasegawa watches as he dumps milk in a corn field in Iitatemura, Fukushima Prefecture, northeastern Japan, Wednesday, March 23, 2011. (AP Photo/Yomiuri Shimbun, Takuya Yoshino) JAPAN OUT, MANDATORY CREDIT

Dairy farmer Kenichi Hasegawa watches as he dumps milk in a corn field in Iitatemura, Fukushima Prefecture, northeastern Japan, Wednesday, March 23, 2011. (AP Photo/Yomiuri Shimbun, Takuya Yoshino) JAPAN OUT, MANDATORY CREDIT

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  • An baby is screened at an evacuation center for leaked radiation from the damaged Fukushima nuclear facilities, at the city of Fukushima, northeastern Japan, on Thursday March 24, 2011. (AP Photo/Kyodo News) JAPAN OUT, MANDATORY CREDIT, NO LICENSING IN CHINA, HONG KONG, JAPAN, SOUTH KOREA AND FRANCE
  • Dairy farmer Kenichi Hasegawa watches as he dumps milk in a corn field in Iitatemura, Fukushima Prefecture, northeastern Japan, Wednesday, March 23, 2011. (AP Photo/Yomiuri Shimbun, Takuya Yoshino) JAPAN OUT, MANDATORY CREDIT
  • U.S. Navy crew members mop up the flight deck to remove radioactive contamination from the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN76) Wednesday, March 23, 2011 in the Pacific Ocean off the Japanese coast after 10 days of rescue missions to transport supplies to survivors in an earthquake- and tsunami-devastated area. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
  • In this photo from a footage of a live camera released by Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO), black smoke billows from the crippled Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant in Okumamachi, northeastern Japan,Tuesday, March 22, 2011. (AP Photo/Tokyo Electric Power Co. via Kyodo News) EDITORIAL USE ONLY
  • In this photo released by Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency, a Tokyo Electric Power Co. worker looks at gauges in the control room for Unit 1 and Unit 2 at the tsunami-crippled Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant in Okumamachi, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan, Wednesday, March 23, 2011. (AP Photo/Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency) EDITORIAL USE ONLY
  • In this photo released by Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency, Tokyo Electric Power Co. workers collect data in the control room for Unit 1 and Unit 2 at the tsunami-crippled Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant in Okumamachi, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan, Wednesday, March 23, 2011. (AP Photo/Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency) EDITORIAL USE ONLY
  • Farmer Sumiko Matsuno picks carrots on her farm to eat as she explains her fears no one will buy them with the current radiation fallout, Thursday, March 24, 2011 in Fukushima, Fukushima prefecture, Japan. Shops across Tokyo began rationing goods - milk, toilet paper, rice and water - as a run on bottled water coupled with delivery disruptions left shelves bare Thursday nearly two weeks after a devastating earthquake and tsunami. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)
  • A volunteer is screened at an evacuee center for leaked radiation from the damaged Fukushima nuclear plant, Thursday, March 24, 2011 in Fukushima, Fukushima prefecture, Japan. Radiation has seeped into raw milk, seawater and 11 kinds of vegetables, including broccoli, cauliflower and turnips, grown in areas around the plant. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)
  • A U.S. Navy crew member removes radioactive contamination from a fighter jet on the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN76) Wednesday, March 23, 2011 in the Pacific Ocean off the Japanese coast after 10 days of rescue missions to transport supplies to survivors in an earthquake- and tsunami-devastated area. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
  • The island on the deck is sprayed for radioactive decontamination aboard USS Ronald Reagan (CVN76) in the Pacific Ocean off the Japanese coast Wednesday, March 23, 2011. The carrier is off the Pacific coast of Japan to supply relief supplies to the people suffered from the March 11 earthquake and tsunami. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
  • U.S. Navy crew members remove radioactive contamination from a fighter jet on the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN76) Wednesday, March 23, 2011 in the Pacific Ocean off the Japanese coast after 10 days of rescue missions to transport supplies to survivors in an earthquake- and tsunami-devastated area. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
  • Shelves selling bottled water are empty at a convenience store in Tokyo Wednesday, March 23, 2011. A spike in radiation levels in Tokyo tap water spurred new fears about food safety Wednesday as rising black smoke forced another evacuation of workers trying to stabilize Japan's radiation-leaking nuclear plant. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
  • Residents are checked for radioactivity level on their shoes at a temporary shelter in Fukushima City, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan, Wednesday March 23, 2011. Radiation has seeped into vegetables, raw milk, the water supply and seawater since the March 11 quake and killer tsunami crippled the Fukushima Dai-ichi power plant. (AP Photo/Kyodo News) JAPAN OUT, MANDATORY CREDIT, NO LICENSING IN CHINA, HONG KONG, JAPAN, SOUTH KOREA AND FRANCE
  • A worker loads boxes containing bottles of water onto a truck to distribute to households with infants, at a warehouse in Tokyo Thursday, March 24, 2011. Anxiety over Japan's food and water supplies soared following warnings about radiation leaking from Japan's tsunami-damaged nuclear power plant into Tokyo's tap water at levels unsafe for babies over the long term. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
  • U.S. Navy crew members run to take their position to mop up the flight deck to remove radioactive contamination from the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN76) Wednesday, March 23, 2011 in the Pacific Ocean off the Japanese coast after 10 days of rescue missions to transport supplies to survivors in an earthquake- and tsunami-devastated area. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
  • A U.S. Navy crew member removes radioactive contamination from a fighter jet on the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN76) Wednesday, March 23, 2011 in the Pacific Ocean off the Japanese coast after 10 days of rescue missions to transport supplies to survivors in an earthquake- and tsunami-devastated area. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
  • A young evacuee is screened at a shelter for leaked radiation from the damaged Fukushima nuclear plant, Thursday, March 24, 2011 in Fukushima, Fukushima prefecture, Japan. Radiation has seeped into raw milk, seawater and 11 kinds of vegetables, including broccoli, cauliflower and turnips, grown in areas around the plant. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)
  • In this photo released by Tokyo Electric Power Co. via Kyodo News, lighting becomes available Thursday, March 24, 2011 in the control room of Unit 1 reactor at the tsunami-damaged Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant in Okumamachi, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan. (AP Photo/Tokyo Electric Power Co. via Kyodo News) JAPAN OUT, MANDATORY CREDIT, NO LICENSING IN CHINA, HONG KONG, JAPAN, SOUTH KOREA AND FRANCE
  • A man carries bottles of water after he got water from a supply water tank in earthquake-damaged Urayasu, Chiba prefecture, near Tokyo, Wednesday, March 23, 2011. A spike in radiation levels in Tokyo tap water spurred new fears about food safety Wednesday as rising black smoke forced another evacuation of workers trying to stabilize Japan's radiation-leaking nuclear plant. (AP Photo/ Lee Jin-man)
  • A young girl is screened for radiation at a shelter for those evacuated from areas around the damaged Fukushima nuclear plant, Thursday, March 24, 2011 in Fukushima, Fukushima prefecture, Japan. Radiation has seeped into raw milk, seawater and 11 kinds of vegetables, including broccoli, cauliflower and turnips, grown in areas around the plant. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)

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