Eateries refresh uniforms to draw more female staff

May 21, 2017

Eateries refresh uniforms to draw more female staff

Understaffed Japanese restaurants and food chains are trying to make their uniforms more stylish to attract more young female workers. B-R 31 Ice Cream Co., the local franchise of American ice cream chain Baskin-Robbins, replaced its uniform in February with a new one designed by ...

/ Mar 16, 2017

Antibiotic-free meat gets a foothold in U.S.

Facing pressure from environmentalists and shareholder activists, major U.S. food companies and restaurant chains are moving to limit antibiotics in farm animals raised for meat. Last month, Tyson Foods announced a "no antibiotics ever" pledge for all Tyson-branded chicken products, building on an earlier promise ...

| Feb 13, 2017

Let's discuss bans on smoking

The health ministry is considering a legal revision banning smoking in public areas to help bring Japan's battle against secondhand smoke in line with the global standard ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.