Low levels of radiation detected in U.S. milk samples

Thursday, March 31, 2011 - 6:00pm

WASHINGTON- Very low levels of radiation have been found in U.S. milk samples.

The Enviornmental Protection Agency, and the Food and Drug Administration say the extremely small amounts of radiation are not a cause for worry.

The results were taken from milk samples in Spokane, Washington.

Federal health officials say the levels are 5,000 times below levels of concern set by the Food and Drug Administration.

The EPA says it is increasing the level of nationwide monitoring of milk and drinking water in the wake of Japan's Nuclear Crisis.

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