Mar 18, 2017

Unsafe toxin levels found in 10th Toyosu groundwater survey

Excessive levels of benzene and other toxic chemicals have been detected in another groundwater survey at the replacement site for the Tsukiji wholesale food market, sources said Saturday. The Tokyo Metropolitan Government carried out its 10th survey at the site in the Toyosu district ...

May 17, 2016

Japan's fish consumption shrinks to lowest since 1960s

Domestic per-capita consumption of fish has dropped by roughly 30 percent since a peak in 2001, declining to levels last seen in the early 1960s, according to a report on fisheries adopted by the Cabinet Tuesday. The fiscal 2015 white paper said individuals ate ...