After the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, the Ukrainian government regular monitored the food and soil of the affected areas, this monitoring discontinued in 2009.In 2011, Greenpeace visited the Ukraine to carry out independent research. In one village alone, the Caesium-137 content of milk was 1.2-16.3 times above the allowed limit for children.
In remote villages of the Ukraine, contaminated food is part of daily life. There is no choice.
© Robert Knoth / Greenpeace
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