German mushrooms still contaminated by Chernobyl radiation

About 95% of wild mushroom samples collected in Germany over the past six years still showed radioactive contamination from the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster, albeit not above legal limits, the German food safety regulator said on Friday. Elevated concentrations of cesium-137 and cesium-134 isotopes, which bear the characteristic signature of the Chernobyl explosion, were found … Read more