[ RadSafe ] Contaminated Silk from Japan?

Jerry Cohen jjcohen at prodigy.net
Mon Jan 7 22:07:58 CST 2013

Yes, there is evidence showing that silk has been contaminated by 
The contaminated silk  been incorporated into lingerie giving rise to the 
expression, "Hot Pants"

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Joel C." <cehn at aol.com>
To: <radsafe at health.phys.iit.edu>
Sent: Monday, January 07, 2013 7:34 PM
Subject: [ RadSafe ] Contaminated Silk from Japan?

>I was recently asked about the potential for silk to have been contaminated 
>by fallout from Fukushima.  The literature on transfer factors from 
>vegetation to silkworms is rather thin.  Is anyone aware of monitoring of 
>this pathway and/or data?
> Joel I. Cehn, CHP
> joelc at alum.wpi.edu
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