• Kyodo News


The farm ministry ordered Nippon Meat Packers Inc. and Nippon Flour Mills Co. on Friday to correct false labeling of fish sausages and frozen food products, a practice violating the Japan Agricultural Standards Law.

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries said Nippon Meat Packers sold about 16 tons of fish sausage products from January to June 16 with labels saying high-end crabs were used as an ingredient, though the food maker actually used cheaper crabs.

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