The Food Standards Agency (FSA) is proposing recommending a removal of import checks on products from Fukushima and nearby areas.

The FSA is reviewing the controls on imports of food from Japan, that have been in place since a nuclear accident in March 2011, to provide food safety and public health advice to ministers, so a decision can be made on whether they are still needed. Northern Ireland will still follow EU rules and the final decision will be made by ministers in each country of England, Wales and Scotland.


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