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Protection of the food chain

Radioactive material can lead to internal contamination via food or drinking water. To avoid this, the necessary measures will be taken to protect the food chain (drinking water, garden vegetables, agriculture and animal husbandry).

The following measures can be taken in case of a nuclear emergency:

  • a restriction or ban on the use of fresh crops
  • a ban on the use of drinking water or surface water. The use of rainwater for spraying crops is also not recommended.
  • a ban on the use of milk from non-commercial circuits.
  • grazing ban for cattle: (dairy)cattle containment to avoid contamination when consumed
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