FedEx Searches For Missing Radioactive Equipment

UPDATE:  FedEx officials called off a search for an errant shipment of low-level radioactive material after finding the unmarked package in their Knoxville station Friday.

“It was in our custody all this time,” said FedEx spokeswoman Sandra Munoz.


WTOP reports FedEx is searching for radioactive rods used for medical equipment that went missing during shipment between North Dakota and Tennessee.Memphis-based FedEx spokeswoman Sandra Munoz said Friday the rods are used for quality control purposes for CT scans.

She says the rods were likely misplaced and there’s no indication the material was stolen.

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