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Farmer Sumiko Matsuno, left, and her friend harvest carrots on her farm to eat since she fears no one will buy them with the radiation fallout in Fukushima, Fukushima prefecture, Japan. (AP)
Farmer Sumiko Matsuno, left, and her friend harvest carrots on her farm to eat since she fears no one will buy them with the radiation fallout in Fukushima, Fukushima prefecture, Japan. (AP)

Workers at the Fukushima nuclear plant are on course to get the reactors under control by the end of the year, ending the immediate crisis.

But radiation has been spread across much of eastern Japan - there have been scares about contamination in food, the latest over rice. Some are avoiding anything from the region, but as the BBC's Japan correspondent Roland Buerk reports from Tokyo, not everybody is concerned.

This program aired on December 14, 2011.

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