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
- 5 October, 2017 Kashiwazaki Kariwa 6&7 Become First BWRs to Clear Safety Examinations as NRA Finalizes Examination Reviews
- 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
- 6 September, 2017 Government Team Releases Draft Revisions to Mid-to-Long-Term Decommissioning Roadmap for Fukushima Daiichi NPPs
- 21 August, 2017 NRA Approves Full Water-Shielding Wall at Fukushima Daiichi NPPs
- 17 August, 2017 Governmental Council to Start Activities This Fall Toward Realizing the Fukushima Innovation Coast Vision
- 7 August, 2017 Draft of New Technical Strategy for Fukushima Daiichi Released, Showing Direction for Fuel Debris Removal
- 25 July, 2017 Fuel Debris at Fukushima Daiichi Unit 3 Apparently Located under Pressure Vessel and at Bottom of PCV
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.