Jul 24, 2014

Tainted Vietnam fish packages emerge in Yamaguchi

Packages of frozen dried fish imported from Vietnam were found tainted with what is suspected to be pesticide and human feces, the Yamaguchi Prefectural Government said Thursday. The substances were found inside cardboard boxes each containing 5 kg of the frozen fish in plastic ...

Jan 10, 2014

Pesticide detected on work shoes at Aqlifoods plant

Pesticide has been detected on work shoes at a Gunma Prefecture plant of Aqlifoods Corp., the Maruha Nichiro Holdings Inc. unit at the center of a food poisoning scare, investigative sources said Friday. After the pesticide was detected on several shoes at the plant ...

Chinese drink pesticide in Beijing protest over failed petitions

Dec 11, 2013

Chinese drink pesticide in Beijing protest over failed petitions

A dozen people protesting the demolition of their homes in central China drank pesticide in Beijing in a desperate bid for attention that underscores the failures of a decades-old petitioning system. The 12 survived the protest Tuesday near a historic watchtower in the heart ...