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In one village in the Rivne region, milk samples showed radioactive contamination up to 16 times higher than the accepted norms, Greenpeace said. Mushroom and berry samples showed radiation levels four times as high as acceptable.
The report said that although most of the milk is consumed in the region where it's produced, the berries and mushrooms presented a wider danger because they could be sold at poorly supervised markets throughout the country.
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