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/ Jan 2, 2017

Stricter labeling mulled for genetically modified food

The government is considering expanding the scope of mandatory labeling of ingredients containing genetically modified crops from the current 33 food items, according to sources in the Consumer Affairs Agency. Imports have been increasing in Japan of genetically modified crops and food products containing ...

/ Dec 21, 2016

Norovirus sickens 49 at glitzy Ginza eatery Bulgari

A luxury restaurant in the upscale Ginza district in Tokyo’s Chuo Ward has been hit by food poisoning caused by norovirus, with 49 people experiencing symptoms such as diarrhea and vomiting, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government said Tuesday. The affected people were among 138 participants ...