Swedish consumers at ‘low risk’ of radioactivity

Swedish consumers at ‘low risk’ of radioactivity

Following the Japan crisis the EU-commission has urged member states to begin measuring radioactivity levels in imported Japanese foods, but according to National Food Administration (Livsmedelsverket) there is little risk to Swedish consumers.

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Young Swedes choose summer school

The summer vacation usually means a chance to earn some much needed cash for young people in Sweden, but for those that can’t get hired, going back to school may prove the most viable option.

Polls show no ‘Juholt effect’

Polls show no ‘Juholt effect’

The decision to make Håkan Juholt new leader of the Social Democrats has still to prove it is the boost in popularity hoped for.

Sausage contained 104 percent meat

Sausage contained 104 percent meat

A Swedish man has reported a charcuterie in the north of Sweden to the Consumer Agency (Konsumentverket). The reason – according to the label there is too much meat in the sausages.

‘Next few days the most crucial’: Bildt

‘Next few days the most crucial’: Bildt

On his personal blog Carl Bildt expressed satisfaction Saturday that initial attacks on Libya have destroyed some of Qaddafi’s combat vehicles in the eastern parts of the country.

Japan Swedes to take iodine tablets

Japan Swedes to take iodine tablets

The Swedish foreign ministry has advised Swedes within a 250 km radius of the Fukushima Daiichi power plant to take Iodine tablets as a preventive measure.