The European Commission (EC), the body responsible for implementing the decisions of the European Union (EU), has formally decided to lift restrictions on some or all agricultural and fisheries products from ten Japanese prefectures, including rice grown in Fukushima. Import restrictions were imposed in the wake of the March 2011 accident at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plants (NPPs) out of concern for the safety of Japanese foods.
- 8 November, 2017 Fuel Removal System Leaves Yokohama, Headed for Fukushima Daiichi-3
- 30 October, 2017 Medical Group in Fukushima Emphasizes Importance of Understanding Multiple Risks
- 19 October, 2017 JAIF-KAIF Industry Seminar Shares Knowledge and /Information in Decommissioning Age
- 6 October, 2017 JAEC Explains Japan’s Utilization of Plutonium to the Country and the World
- 5 October, 2017 Kashiwazaki Kariwa 6&7 Become First BWRs to Clear Safety Examinations as NRA Finalizes Examination Reviews
- 3 October, 2017 JAIF “Delivers” Lectures to Students Concerning Solutions to HLW Disposal Issues
- 29 September, 2017 Status of Class Action Lawsuits Filed by Evacuees after Fukushima Daiichi Accident
- 29 September, 2017 Kashiwazaki Kariwa-6 & -7 Effectively Clear Safety Examinations, But May Not Resume Operation for Several Years
- 28 September, 2017 Revisions to Fukushima Daiichi Decommissioning Roadmap Delay Removal of Spent Fuel
- 26 September, 2017 Responsibility for Explaining the Unknowable
- 25 September, 2017 METI Minister Explains Fuel Cycle Promotion Policy to Aomori Governor
- 25 September, 2017 NRA to Expand Application Period for Examinations to Extend Lifetimes of Aging Reactors
- 25 September, 2017 MOX Fuel Arrives at Kansai EP’s Takahama-4 NPP
On October 27, Secretary Malcolm Crick of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) paid a courtesy visit to Japanese Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs Manabu Horii, personally delivering his organization's 2017 white paper on the health risks stemming from radiation exposure due to the nuclear accident following the giant March 2011 earthquake and tsunami. The report was a follow-up to a similar report released in 2013, describing subsequent developments.