The Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Ministry is set to file criminal complaints against three managers of a subsidiary of Nippon Meat Packers Inc., better known as Nippon Ham, on suspicion they defrauded a beef-buyback program, ministry officials said Tuesday.

The ministry is also expected to request that the subsidiary, Nippon Food Inc., voluntarily limit some of its sales activities, they added.

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