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Regulatory Measure of Imported Alcohol from 5 Prefectures including Fukushima, Japan

The MOF has expressed that, to prevent contaminated alcohol from being imported into Taiwan, the MOF has conducted lot-to-lot inspection on imported alcohol from 5 Prefectures including Fukushima, Gunma, Ibaraki, Tochigi, and Chiba, Japan since the nuclear incident of March 2011. The MOF has entrusted the Institute of Nuclear Energy Research of Atomic Energy Council under the Executive Yuan to conduct radiation detection. Only alcohol which is in compliance with the “Standards for the Tolerance of Atomic Dust and Radioactivity Contamination in Foods” stipulated by the Ministry of Health and Welfare, is allowed to be imported. So far, the test results have all detected zero radiation. The results have been published on the NTA website on a monthly basis for the public.
The majority of countries such as the USA and EU members has lifted any specific control measures on importing alcohol from nuclear affected areas in Japan. Some countries such as Korea and Russia have requested importers to provide a certificate of radiation detection. However, Taiwan has not accepted foreign inspection reports, but has adopted the lot-to-lot inspection measure by the NTA, which is more rigorous than that of other countries.

Contact Person: Senior Executive Officer Ms. Huang, Department of Tobacco and Alcohol Management, National Treasury Administration, Ministry of Finance Telephone: 02-23228000 ext. 7455

Issued:Tobacco and Alcohol Management Division Release date:2022-03-25 Last updated:2022-03-25