Tag - pork



Japan Times
Apr 15, 2014
Butagumi Dining: Quality tonkatsu pork cutlets to eat and go
What's not to like about the original Butagumi? Tokyo's temple to high-end tonkatsu (deep-fried pork cutlets) really is the finest in town. Where else serves such beautiful cuts of premium pork — from hand-reared breeds of "heritage" pigs — and in such a classic setting?
Apr 11, 2014
Japan, U.S. trade chiefs pen in new bid next week to seal TPP deal
Japan's minister in charge of the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade talks said Friday he will meet with his U.S. counterpart in Washington next week as they accelerate efforts to resolve outstanding issues before the Japan-U.S. summit later this month.
Apr 7, 2014
Pork production slashed amid hog virus outbreak
The most deadly outbreak of a hog virus in 18 years is raising pork prices and may raise imports from the biggest buyer, supporting a record rally in Chicago.
Mar 13, 2014
U.S. fails to get Japan to budge on tariffs for 'sacred' produce items
Japan and the United States moved no closer Wednesday to overcoming their differences on tariffs, which are preventing a wide-ranging Pacific free trade pact from being concluded, a Japanese official said.
JAPAN / Science & Health
May 22, 2013
Excessive intake of beef, pork boosts male diabetes risk
Men who eat large amounts of beef or pork daily face a heightened risk of diabetes, a team of researchers says.


Historically, kabuki was considered the entertainment of the merchant and peasant classes, a far cry from how it is regarded today.
For Japan's oldest kabuki theater, the show must go on