TOKUSHIMA (Kyodo) Police on Sunday arrested two executives of a food company on suspicion of passing off boiled bamboo shoots as produced in Tokushima even though they came from China.
Teruyoshi Kanbara, the 54-year-old president of Shinsei Foods Co. based in Anan, Tokushima Prefecture, and his brother, Yoshiaki, the 48-year-old managing director of the company, were arrested for selling 19 tons of falsely labeled bamboo shoots between June and December 2008 for ¥10 million, according to the police.
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