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Unlike 40 other countries, Canada lifts restrictions on Japanese food imports

From the Kuwait News Agency (KUNA):

“TOKYO, June 15 (KUNA) — Canada has lifted all restrictions on food and animal feed imports from Japan, becoming the first country to withdrew all restrictions on the Japanese food following the March nuclear accident, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries said here.

Since April 1, Canada had demanded documents to verify the safety of all products imported from 12 prefectures affected by the nuclear crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, prohibiting any products from entering into the nation without acceptable documentation or test results.

However, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency removed the controls effective Monday, according to the ministry….” Continue reading


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