• Kyodo, Staff Report


A firm in Gifu Prefecture accused of selling once-trashed frozen cutlets to supermarkets in Aichi Prefecture also kept ice cream cups supposedly contaminated with the deadly E. coli bacteria, the Gifu Prefectural Government said Tuesday.

The prefectural government is warning consumers to be on guard when they see the ice cream brand VL Premium Cookies & Cream. The product was originally developed for distribution only in the Lawson Store 100 convenience store chain.

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