…states and independent labs since the accident, radioactive iodine and cesium—both toxic to human health—have appeared at elevated levels in milk and vegetables produced in California. Radiation has also been detected in milk sold in Arizona, Arkansas, Hawaii, Vermont and Washington since the accident."
But other than a nuclear plant disaster, "no other accident or disaster can affect 50 million people ... no other accident could cause such a tragedy. Without nuclear power plants we can absolutely provide the energy to meet our demands." Prime Minister Kan of Japan (After Fukushima catastrophe)