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Image of radiation symbolCDC Responds to Earthquake, Tsunami, and Radiation Release in Japan

The CDC is monitoring the situation in Japan.

At this time:

  • There is no travel advisory for Japan because of radiation hazards.
  • There is no radiation hazard in the United States from Japan.
  • There is no radiation hazard for food, including seafood.

Visit the U.S. Embassy in Japan for more information or concerns about your upcoming trip.

Visit the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for more information on environmental radiation monitoring programs.

Visit the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for more information on food-supply radiation monitoring programs.

Links to State Radiation Monitoring Programs:

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