Watami to operate all-you-can-eat wagyu restaurants

Business / Corporate Jun 11, 2020

Watami to operate all-you-can-eat wagyu restaurants

Watami Co. said Thursday that it will develop an all-you-can-eat barbecue restaurant chain offering wagyu Japanese beef in and outside Japan. The first outlet of the Kamimura Bokujo restaurant chain was launched in May in the Minamikamata district in Tokyo's Ota Ward. The major Japanese ...

Japan mulling legislation to ban smuggling of wagyu genetic materials

National Jan 20, 2020

Japan mulling legislation to ban smuggling of wagyu genetic materials

The agriculture ministry will propose a new law aimed at preventing the smuggling to other countries of genetic materials, such as fertilized eggs and semen, related to wagyu cattle. The envisioned law allows requests for injunctions against improper trading of such genetic materials and, if ...