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Tiny Traces of Fukushima Found in Limited California Wines

Tiny Traces of Fukushima Found in Limited California Wines

The 2011 Fukushima nuclear accident caused a measurable but harmless increase in the levels of a radioactive isotope in a few bottles of California wine.


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