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UPDATED: September 30, 2016
Japan Radiation Statement September 30th, 2016. As September 30th, Okayama City where Dr. Ohhira’s manufacturing plant is located, registered the same high safety level that was present before the accident. According to the recent test result, the air dose rate of radioactive substances in Okayama was 0.045 micro Sv/h. The ambient air around Fuji Capsule’s factory was 0.026 micro Sv/h, and the Kansai International Airport, where we transport our products was 0.041 micro Sv/h. These locations maintain the high safety levels that have been unchanged from the levels before the earthquake. Moreover, during the analysis to radioactive substances in OM-X products, the result shows that Iodine and Cesium were not detected all the time.

UPDATED: February 29, 2016
Japan Radiation Statement February 29, 2016. As February 29th, Okayama City where Dr. Ohhira’s manufacturing plant is located, registered the same high safety level that was present before the accident. According to the recent test result, the air dose rate of radioactive substances in Okayama was 0.048 micro Sv/h. The ambient air around Fuji Capsule’s factory was 0.028 micro Sv/h, and the Kansai International Airport, where we transport our products was 0.042 micro Sv/h. These locations maintain the high safety levels that have been unchanged from the levels before the earthquake. Moreover, during the analysis to radioactive substances in OM-X products, the result shows that Iodine and Cesium were not detected all the time.

UPDATED: January 29, 2016
Japan Radiation Statement January 29, 2016. As January 29th, Okayama City where Dr. Ohhira’s manufacturing plant is located, registered the same high safety level that was present before the accident. According to the recent test result, the air dose rate of radioactive substances in Okayama was 0.052 micro Sv/h. The ambient air around Fuji Capsule’s factory was 0.035 micro Sv/h, and the Kansai International Airport, where we transport our products was 0.049 micro Sv/h. These locations maintain the high safety levels that have been unchanged from the levels before the earthquake. Moreover, during the analysis to radioactive substances in OM-X products, the result shows that Iodine and Cesium were not detected all the time.

UPDATED: September 30, 2015
Japan Radiation Statement September 30, 2015. As September 30th, Okayama City where Dr. Ohhira’s manufacturing plant is located, registered the same high safety level that was present before the accident.According to the recent test result, the air dose rate of radioactive substances in Okayama was 0.046 micro Sv/h. The ambient air around Fuji Capsule’s factory was 0.027 micro Sv/h, and the Kansai International Airport, where we transport our products was 0.041 micro Sv/h.These locations maintain the high safety levels that have been unchanged from the levels before the earthquake. Moreover, during the analysis to radioactive substances in OM-X products, the result shows that Iodine and Cesium were not detected all the time.

UPDATED: May 29, 2015
Japan Radiation Statement June 30, 2015. As of June 30th, Okayama City where Dr. Ohhira’s manufacturing plant is located, registered the same high safety level that was present before the accident.According to the recent test result, the air dose rate of radioactive substances in Okayama was 0.044 micro Sv/h. The ambient air around Fuji Capsule’s factory was 0.026 micro Sv/h, and the Kansai International Airport, where we transport our products was 0.041 micro Sv/h.These locations maintain the high safety levels that have been unchanged from the levels before the earthquake. Moreover, during the analysis to radioactive substances in OM-X products, the result shows that Iodine and Cesium were not detected all the time.

UPDATED: April 30, 2015
Japan Radiation Statement April 30, 2015 As of April 30th, Okayama City where Dr. Ohhira’s manufacturing plant is located, registered the same high safety level that was present before the accident.According to the recent test result, the air dose rate of radioactive substances in Okayama was 0.046 micro Sv/h. The ambient air around Fuji Capsule’s factory was 0.026 micro Sv/h, and the Kansai International Airport, where we transport our products was 0.041 micro Sv/h.These locations maintain the high safety levels that have been unchanged from the levels before the earthquake. Moreover, during the analysis to radioactive substances in OM-X products, the result shows that Iodine and Cesium were not detected all the time.

UPDATED: December 26, 2014
Japan Radiation Statement December 26, 2014 As of December 26th, Okayama City where Dr. Ohhira's manufacturing plant is located, registered the same high safety level that was present before the accident.According to the recent test result, the air dose rate of radioactive substances in Okayama was 0.046 micro Sv/h. The ambient air around Fuji Capsule's factory was 0.026 micro Sv/h, and the Kansai International Airport, where we transport our products was 0.041 micro Sv/h.These locations maintain the high safety levels that have been unchanged from the levels before the earthquake. Moreover, during the analysis of radioactive substances in Dr. Ohhira's Formulations they test completely negative for Iodine and Cesium.

UPDATED: May 1st 2014
Japan Radiation Statement May 1st 2014
As of May 1st Okayama City where Dr. Ohhira's manufacturing plant is located, registered the same high safety level that was present before the accident. According to the recent test result, the air dose rate of radioactive substances in Okayama was 0.044 micro Sv/h. The ambient air around Fugi Capsule's factory was 0.034 micro Sv/h, and the Kansai International Airport, where we transport our products was 0.042 micro Sv/h. These locations maintain the high safety levels that have been unchanged from the levels before the earthquake. Moreover, during the analysis of radioactive substances in Dr. Ohhira's Formulations they test completely negative for Iodine and Cesium.

UPDATED: December 30, 2013
Japan Radiation Statement December 30, 2013
As of December 30, 2013 Okayama City where Dr. Ohhira's manufacturing plant is located, registered the same high safety level that was present before the accident. According to the recent test result, the air dose rate of radioactive substances in Okayama was 0.048 micro Sv/h. The ambient air around Fugi Capsule's factory was 0.030 micro Sv/h, and the Kansai International Airport, where we transport our products was 0.044 micro Sv/h. These locations maintain the high safety levels that have been unchanged from the levels before the earthquake. Moreover, during the analysis of radioactive substances in Dr. Ohhira's Formulations they test completely negative for Iodine and Cesium.

UPDATED: October 31, 2013
Japan Radiation Statement October 31, 2013
As of October 30, 2013 Okayama City where Dr. Ohhira's manufacturing plant is located, registered the same high safety level that was present before the accident. According to the recent test result, the air dose rate of radioactive substances in Okayama was 0.046 micro Sv/h. The ambient air around Fugi Capsule's factory was 0.027 micro Sv/h, and the Kansai International Airport, where we transport our products was 0.044 micro Sv/h. These locations maintain the high safety levels that have been unchanged from the levels before the earthquake. Moreover, during the analysis of radioactive substances in Dr. Ohhira's Formulations they test completely negative for Iodine and Cesium.

UPDATED: September 30, 2013
Japan Radiation Statement September 30, 2013
As of September 30, 2013 Okayama City where Dr. Ohhira's manufacturing plant is located, registered the same high safety level that was present before the accident. According to the recent test result, the air dose rate of radioactive substances in Okayama was 0.045 micro Sv/h. The ambient air around Fugi Capsule's factory was 0.027 micro Sv/h, and the Kansai International Airport, where we transport our products was 0.042 micro Sv/h. These locations maintain the high safety levels that have been unchanged from the levels before the earthquake. Moreover, during the analysis of radioactive substances in Dr. Ohhira's Formulations they test completely negative for Iodine and Cesium.

UPDATED: August 30, 2013
Japan Radiation Statement August 30, 2013
As of August 30, 2013 Okayama City where Dr. Ohhira's manufacturing plant is located, registered the same high safety level that was present before the accident. According to the recent test result, the air dose rate of radioactive substances in Okayama was 0.046 micro Sv/h. The ambient air around Fugi Capsule's factory was 0.027 micro Sv/h, and the Kansai International Airport, where we transport our products was 0.044 micro Sv/h. These locations maintain the high safety levels that have been unchanged from the levels before the earthquake. Moreover, during the analysis of radioactive substances in Dr. Ohhira's Formulations they test completely negative for Iodine and Cesium.

UPDATED: June 28, 2013
As of June 28, 2013, Okayama City where Dr. Ohhira's manufacturing plant is located, registered the same high safety level that was present before the accident. According to the recent test result, the air dose rate of radioactive substances in Okayama was 0.045 micro Sv/h. The ambient air around Fugi Capsule's factory was 0.026 micro Sv/h, and the Kansai International Airport, where we transport our products was 0.042 micro Sv/h.
And as with previous test results, Dr. Ohhira's products test completely negative for Iodine and Cesium

UPDATED: January 30, 2013

As of January 30, 2013, Okayama City where Dr. Ohhira's manufacturing plant is located, registered the same high safety level that was present before the accident. According to the recent test result, the air dose rate of radioactive substances in Okayama was 0.046 micro Sv/h. The ambient air around Fugi Capsule's factory was 0.029 micro Sv/h, and the Kansai International Airport, where we transport our products was 0.043 micro Sv/h.

And as with previous test results, Dr. Ohhira's products test completely negative for Iodine and Cesium.

UPDATED: August 31, 2012

As of August 31, 2012, Okayama City where Dr. Ohhira's manufacturing plant is located, registered the same high safety level that was present before the accident. According to the recent test result, the air dose rate of radioactive substances in Okayama was 0.046 micro Sv/h. The ambient air around Fugi Capsule's factory was 0.029 micro Sv/h, and the Kansai International Airport, where we transport our products was 0.042 micro Sv/h.

And as with previous test results, Dr. Ohhira's products test completely negative for Iodine and Cesium.

UPDATED: April 30th, 2012

As of April 30, 2012, Okayama City where Dr. Ohhira's manufacturing plant is located, registered the same high safety level that was present before the accident.According to the recent test result, the air dose rate of radioactive substances in Okayama was 0.051 micro Sv/h. The ambient air around Fugi Capsule's factory was 0.029 micro Sv/h, and the Kansai International Airport, where we transport our products was 0.042 micro Sv/h.

And as with previous test results, Dr. Ohhira's products test completely negative for Iodine and Cesium.

UPDATED: February 28th, 2012

As of February 28th 2012, Okayama City where Dr. Ohhira's manufacturing plant is located, registered the same high safety level that was present before the accident.

According to the recent test result, the air dose rate of radioactive substances in Okayama was 0.057 micro Sv/h. The ambient air around Fugi Capsule's factory was 0.038 micro Sv/h, and the Kansai International Airport, where we transport our products was 0.044 micro Sv/h.

And as with previous test results, Dr. Ohhira's products test completely negative for Iodine and Cesium.

UPDATED: December 24th, 2011

As of December 24, 2011, Okayama City where Dr. Ohhira's manufacturing plant is located, registered the same high safety level that was present before the accident.

According to the recent test result, the air dose rate of radioactive substances in Okayama was 0.051 micro Sv/h. The ambient air around Fugi Capsule's factory was 0.040 micro Sv/h, and the Kansai International Airport, where we transport our products was 0.044 micro Sv/h.

And as with previous test results, Dr. Ohhira's products test completely negative for Iodine and Cesium.

Safety Update-October 5th, 2011

Dr. Ohhira's Probiotics are manufactured in Okayama, Japan, which is over 700 km (about 435 miles) from where the nuclear plant is located in Fukushima and has never at any time been affected by any concurrent radioactivity. Masumi Ohhira, CEO of BIOBANK, CO. LTD., manufacturer of Dr. Ohhira's Probiotics confirms there was never a concern of radioactive contamination. The paste used in the finished product that is currently being supplied to retailers was in fermentation vats three years prior to the accident. The product encapsulated after the accident has been stringently measured for radioactivity and continues to test negative.

Additionally, Dr. Ohhira's facility has contamination meters on site that test the air daily and current levels as of September 24, 2011 were the same as they were prior to the accident, 0.089 microsieverts. This level is the same as found in the atmosphere on a normal day in Okayama. For your reference, one radiation dosage when people take an x-ray of the stomach is approximately 600 microsieverts.

As of September 24, 2011, Okayama City where Dr. Ohhira's manufacturing plant is located, registered the same high safety level that was present before the accident. According to the recent test result, the air dose rate of radioactive substances in Okayama was 0.049 micro Sv/h. The ambient air around Fuji Capsule's factory, where the product is encapsulated and finished, was 0.039 micro Sv/h, and the Kansai International Airport, where the product is transported, was 0.044 micro Sv/h.

Dr. Ohhira's research facility and factory maintains Good Manufacturing Practice certification and routinely submits all products for independent testing to the Japan Food Research Laboratories. The JFRL has always monitored levels of cesium-134, cesium-137, and iodine, which would indicate radioactive contamination and they will continue to do so as contingent on receiving certification. And as with previous test results, Dr. Ohhira's products test completely negative for Iodine and Cesium.

When manufacturing commences for a new lot of probiotic paste, safety and viability will be the top priority and all variables will be taken into consideration, including the growing area for all the crops that go into manufacturing Dr. Ohhira's formulations. Dr.OhhiraProbiotics.com will continue to keep you apprised of any changes as they occur. Please feel free to contact us with any questions or concerns either by phone or email.

UPDATED: AUGUST 24, 2011

As of August 24, 2011, Okayama City where Dr. Ohhira’s manufacturing plant is located, registered the same high safety level that was present before the accident.

According to the recent test result, the air dose rate of radioactive substances in Okayama was 0.048 micro Sv/h. The ambient air around Fugi Capsule’s factory was 0.044 micro Sv/h, and the Kansai International Airport, where we transport our products was 0.044 micro Sv/h.

And as with previous test results, Dr. Ohhira’s products test completely negative for Iodine and Cesium.

UPDATED - JUNE 25, 2011

As of June 25, 2011, Okayama City where Dr. Ohhira’s manufacturing plant is located, registered the same high safety level that was present before the accident.

According to the recent test result, the air dose rate of radioactive substances in Okayama was 0.049 micro Sv/h. The ambient air around Fugi Capsule’s factory was 0.041 micro Sv/h, and the Kansai International Airport, where we transport our products was 0.042 micro Sv/h.

And as with previous test results, Dr. Ohhira’s products test completely negative for Iodine and Cesium.

 

UPDATED – May 31ST, 2011

As of May 30th, 2011, Okayama City where Dr. Ohhira’s manufacturing plant is located, registered the same high safety level that was present before the accident.

According to the recent test result, the air dose rate of radioactive substances in Okayama was 0.066 micro Sv/h. The ambient air around Fuji Capsule’s factory was 0.039 micro Sv/h, and the Kansai International Airport, where we transport our products, was 0.046 micro Sv/h.

These values are at the same level measured in the air in Okayama City on any given day prior the natural disaster and nuclear incident. And as with previous test results, Dr. Ohhira’s products test completely negative for Iodine and Cesium.

 

UPDATED - May 13th, 2011

As of May 11, 2011 the city of Okayama, where Dr. Ohhira’s manufacturing factory is located, maintains the same high level of safety that was present before the accident.

Recent test results show the density level of radioactive substance in the air at Dr. Ohhira’s fermentation facility in Okayama was 0.052 micro Sv/h. The ambient air at Fuji Capsule factory maintains a low level of 0.051 micro Sv/h and the Kansai International Airport, where the product is transported, tests 0.046 micro Sv/h.

These levels are the same range found in the atmosphere on a normal day in Okayama. For your reference, one radiation dosage when people take an X-ray of the stomach is approximately 600 microsieverts.

Tests were also conducted on density levels of radioactive substance in Dr. Ohhira’s products and the results were completely negative for Iodine and Cesium.

 

4/4/11 - Excerpts From EFI Press Release: March 23rd, 2011

Dr. Ohhira’s Probiotics are manufactured in Okayama, Japan, which is over 700 km from the nuclear plant in Fukushima. Therefore, Dr. Ohhira’s factory has not been affected by any concurrent radioactivity. The fermented paste, which is used for the finished product that is currently being supplied to retailers, has been fermenting in vats for 3 years prior, so there is no concern of radioactive contamination. As there is sufficient stock of the finished product, there will be no disruption or delay in the delivery of Dr. Ohhira’s Probiotic supplements.

Additionally, Dr. Ohhira’s facility has contamination meters on site that test the air daily and current levels as of March 15, 2011 were the same as they were on March 5, 2011, 0.089 microsieverts. This level is the same as found in the atmosphere on a normal day in Okayama. For your reference, one radiation dosage when people take an X-ray of the stomach is approximately 600 microsieverts. Dr. Ohhira’s research facility and factory maintains Good Manufacturing Practice certification and routinely submits all products for independent testing to the Japan Food Research Laboratories. The JFRL has always monitored levels of cesium-134, cesium-137, and iodine, which would indicate radioactive contamination and they will continue to do so as contingent on receiving certification. All probiotic capsules we sent for analysis on March 18th, 2011 and tested negative for radioactive contamination. When manufacturing commences for a new lot of probiotic paste, safety and viability will be the top priority and all variables will be taken into consideration, including the growing area for all the crops that go into manufacturing Dr. Ohhira’s formulations.

DrOhhiraProbiotics.com will continue to keep you apprised of any changes as they occur.




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