Fears of fallout: Radiation concerns rise, but mostly unfounded
The recent news emanating from Japan about radioactive fallout drifting from a stricken nuclear power complex is a reminder that radiation can pose a health risk.
Last week, for instance, the Food and Drug Administration banned imports of milk, fresh fruit and vegetables from the area of Japan exposed to fallout in the aftermath of the catastrophic earthquake and tsunami.
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