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Nuclear Explained – How do Nuclear Sciences Ensure Food is Safe to Eat?

Food safety is a critical aspect of public health and global food security. Since consumers cannot always see, taste or smell the threat of contaminated food, food safety laboratories backed by nuclear science serve as a line of defence to detect and prevent food hazards. Read more →

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IAEA Safety Mission Sees Significant Progress at France’s Belleville Nuclear Power Plant, Encourages Continued Improvement

An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts said the operator had strengthened operational safety at France’s Belleville Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) and addressed the findings of the previous IAEA review in 2021. Read more →

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IAEA Mission Reviews Czech Regulatory Framework for Nuclear Safety

An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) mission said the Czech Republic is committed to maintaining and strengthening its robust regulatory framework for nuclear and radiation safety.  Read more →

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IAEA Mission Says Portugal Committed to the Safe Management of Radioactive Waste, Sees Areas for Improvement

An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) mission said that Portugal is committed to ensuring the safe and effective management of radioactive waste. The mission also noted a need to further develop the national radioactive waste management programme and advised the country to allocate adequate resources for its long-term implementation, particularly for disposal. Read more →

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IAEA DG Grossi in China: Nuclear Energy, Safety and Cooperation

While China comes in third for nuclear power generation today – after France and United States of America – by 2030, the country is expected to lead the world in installed capacity of nuclear power. Read more →

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IAEA Task Force on Fukushima Daiichi Treated Water Release Conducts Final Mission to Japan Prior to Publication of its Safety Assessment

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Task Force conducting a safety review of Japan’s plan to release treated water into the sea at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station (NPS) will next week carry out its final mission to Japan before publication of the IAEA’s comprehensive report. Read more →

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