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Chernobyl pp 61-83 | Cite as

Agriculture and Trade

  • Paul S. Gray
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Part of the Springer Series on Environmental Management book series (SSEM)

Abstract

This chapter describes the responses of governments to the fallout, particularly with respect to the contamination of food and the effect of governmental decisions on agriculture and trade. To put the subsequent description of events in perspective, it is prefaced with a brief explanation of how permitted levels of radiation in food can be derived from radiation dose recommendations. Although much of this work was done after Chernobyl, it is one of several possible systematic calculation methods, a knowledge of which allows a better understanding of the limits adopted under the pressure of events.

Keywords

Council Regulation Official Journal Nuclear Accident Food Contamination Infant Food 
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© International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Laxenburg/Austria 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Paul S. Gray
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  1. 1.Commission of the European CommunitiesBrusselsBelgium

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