Nuclear Risks at Bed, Bath & Beyond Show Dangers of Scrap Metal

The discovery of radioactive tissue boxes at Bed, Bath & Beyond stores in January raised alarms among nuclear security officials and company executives over the growing global threat of contaminated scrap metal. While the U.S. home furnishing retailer recalled the boutique boxes from 200 stores nationwide without any reports of injury, the incident highlighted one of the topics drawing world leaders to a nuclear security meeting in Seoul on March 26.

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