NEWSWORTHY

Jul 20, 2018

Hong Kong to relax four-prefecture ban on some Japanese food imports

The Hong Kong government announced Friday it is relaxing a seven-year-old ban on food imports from four Japanese prefectures that was imposed in the wake of the 2011 Fukushima nuclear crisis, according to the government gazette. Items including vegetables, fruit, milk, milk beverages and milk ...

Fukushima tells world radiation is down, exports up after nuclear crisis

May 31, 2018

Fukushima tells world radiation is down, exports up after nuclear crisis

Fukushima Gov. Masao Uchibori on Wednesday told the international community that the nuclear-crisis-hit prefecture is mostly decontaminated and that its food exports are picking up. "Our consistent efforts over the seven years have borne fruit and recovery is underway," Uchibori said at a news conference ...