Tokyo contamination concerns trigger run on bottled water

Thursday, March 24, 2011 - 00:30 in Earth & Climate

Some stores sell out of bottled water after Tokyo officials warn that infants should not drink tap water because of elevated levels of radioactive iodine. Parents in Tokyo and five surrounding cities scrambled for bottled water Thursday after the government warned that infants should not be allowed to consume tap water because elevated levels of radioactive iodine from a crippled nuclear plant were detected at a water treatment plant.

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