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Radiation In Japan's Fish Keep LA Sellers At Bay

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Fishes are sorted at Hirakata port in Kitaibaraki city, Ibaraki prefecture, northeastern Japan, Wednesday, April 6, 2011, a day after the health ministry reported that fish caught off the prefecture contained levels of radioactive iodine that would have exceeded the new provisional limit. (AP Photo/Yomiuri Shimbun, Tsuyoshi Yoshioka) | AP Photo/Yomiuri Shimbun, Tsuyoshi Yoshioka

GLENDALE, Calif. (KABC) -- Jon Kagawa's family has been in the fish market business in Glendale since 1956. But after so many years, they have stopped purchasing certain fish from Japan.

"Japanese hamachi, which is a sushi grade product, because of the concerns there is no way we're going to carry a product such as that right now," he said.

The concerns are over possible radiation contamination in the fish.

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