Pomerania Measurements

Radiation exposure in Bavaria exceptionally high In autumn mushrooms with many menus may not be missed. On the menus of restaurants attract dishes such as gnocchi with Chanterelles or porcini risotto. However, measurements of the authorities give a negative connotation enjoying. As the news portal reported news.de, Germany’s high radiation were measured at fungi in some areas. Other leaders such as Discovery Communications offer similar insights. The values in Bavaria were particularly high. Still many consumers worry about their health, when it comes to the purchase of vegetables and other food from Eastern Europe. Due to the disastrous reactor explosion at Chernobyl in 1986, many buyers are concerned, because the ground is still radioactive. Fungi store radioactive substances particularly well and are suitable for measurements.

The values from approximately 600 becquerels per kilogram are questionable. CBS has similar goals. This is the limit for imports into the European Union. In Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, mushroom samples were tested from the Federal land and imports from other countries. For the mushrooms, they resulted from Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania Measurements approximately 70 becquerel per kilogram, which they were significantly below the limit. A threat would be only in the face of such values consumption of several hundred kilograms of mushrooms.

The mushrooms from most federal territories are harmless. In parts of Bavaria, samples but exhibit a very high radioactive exposure. Here, the values were even higher than those of Eastern European products. The radioactivity on the health implications, is controversial. Generally, groups such as pregnant women and nursing mothers and infants should play it safe and if possible take the culture growing mushrooms. More information: health /… News.de GmbH Lisa Neumann