"Already by the end of May, about a month after the accident, we began receiving, for testing, products from the thirty-kilometer zone. They brought us the insides of domestic and undomesticated animals. After the first tests it became clear that what we were getting wasn’t meat, but radioactive by-products. We checked the milk. It wasn’t milk, it was a radioactive by-product.
Voices from Chernobyl Svetlana Alexievich
La bielorrusa Svetlana Alexiévich premio Nobel de Literatura